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** how about some mainstream media? ** how about some mainstream media?
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 +** Er, what about Apple.com Hot News (presumably that gets dispensed to all international outlets at Apple as well)??
 +** Ars Technica: if you could persuade John Siracusa to write a review that might be pretty cool (he could be interested in the nitty gritty of getting OOo to run natively in OS X given his other columns - might provide an interesting perspective on the "how" rather than the "why" of NeoJ). http://arstechnica.com/columns/mac.ars
* EN_UK * EN_UK
*: [[User:JKT|JKT]], [[User:Rays|Rays]]: can you add sites/publications to this section? *: [[User:JKT|JKT]], [[User:Rays|Rays]]: can you add sites/publications to this section?
 +***[[User:JKT|JKT]]: Most of the sites I visit are US ones (when it comes to Mac/Tech news) but here are some possibilities
 +**** MacWorld (UK edition): http://www.macworld.co.uk/contact/ (not sure who to e-mail there but they should be sympathetic given the presence of NOJ on their cover CD)
 +**** The Register is worth a shot: http://www.theregister.co.uk/odds/about/contact/ (again not sure who to e-mail, but Andrew Orlowski or Tony Smith tend to be the ones who report on Mac news)
 +**** MacUser/PC Pro: http://macuser.pcpro.co.uk/ (scroll down for a link to the contacts page... maybe editor@macuser.co.uk is the best bet)
 +**** The National Broadsheets might be worth a go too but I suspect this would be a long shot (for their online versions in their Sci/Tech sections):
 +***** The Guardian: online@guardian.co.uk
 +***** The Times: online.editor@timesonline.co.uk
 +***** The Daily Telegraph: they don't seem to have any easy to find contact address so screw them ;-)
 +***** The Independent: ditto the Indy - no contact e-mail that I can find
 +****** Er, I can't remember others at the moment... The Guardian runs an online blog that may pick up the news from other sites anyway, fwiw.
* DE * DE

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Coordinating tasks and volunteers for NeoOffice/J 1.1 Release

Related trinity thread: Finalizing 1.1 Announcement Text and Translating

Contents

Wiki things

NeoOffice.org

  • New text on front page
    Jake?

OpenOffice.org

  • Update at least the downloads page
    OPENSTEP
  • Send announcement to Louis???

Listings

  • Freshmeat (also update from "beta" to "stable" in the categories)
  • VT
  • MU
  • Apple Downloads (need a "what's new since RC" list for this)
  • Submit to Macintosh Products Guide
sardisson

Announcement

Submit the announcement to media outlets and man the Community Relations Gmail account for follow-up

sites with "form" or "email" after them have contact info already in emails in the Community Relations account
  • Determine timing of announcement submission
  • EN/EN_US
    • Macintouch: form
    • MacCentral: email
    • MacNN: form
    • MacSurfer: email
    • MacObserver: email
    • Slashdot/MacSlash
      Waldo? sure, but maybe we should have multiple submissions to /. cuz one could be easily overlooked. --Waldo 20:08, 15 Jun 2005 (CDT)
    • dev@porting
      Ovvldc?
    • c|net/news.com
    • how about some mainstream media?
      JKT
    • Er, what about Apple.com Hot News (presumably that gets dispensed to all international outlets at Apple as well)??
    • Ars Technica: if you could persuade John Siracusa to write a review that might be pretty cool (he could be interested in the nitty gritty of getting OOo to run natively in OS X given his other columns - might provide an interesting perspective on the "how" rather than the "why" of NeoJ). http://arstechnica.com/columns/mac.ars
  • EN_UK
    JKT, Rays: can you add sites/publications to this section?
      • JKT: Most of the sites I visit are US ones (when it comes to Mac/Tech news) but here are some possibilities
        • MacWorld (UK edition): http://www.macworld.co.uk/contact/ (not sure who to e-mail there but they should be sympathetic given the presence of NOJ on their cover CD)
        • The Register is worth a shot: http://www.theregister.co.uk/odds/about/contact/ (again not sure who to e-mail, but Andrew Orlowski or Tony Smith tend to be the ones who report on Mac news)
        • MacUser/PC Pro: http://macuser.pcpro.co.uk/ (scroll down for a link to the contacts page... maybe editor@macuser.co.uk is the best bet)
        • The National Broadsheets might be worth a go too but I suspect this would be a long shot (for their online versions in their Sci/Tech sections):
          • The Guardian: online@guardian.co.uk
          • The Times: online.editor@timesonline.co.uk
          • The Daily Telegraph: they don't seem to have any easy to find contact address so screw them ;-)
          • The Independent: ditto the Indy - no contact e-mail that I can find
            • Er, I can't remember others at the moment... The Guardian runs an online blog that may pick up the news from other sites anyway, fwiw.
  • DE
    • contact info for lots of German Mac media, provided by apfelwiki.de
  • Etc.
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