From: Eddward DeVilla <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
Cc: Dan Davison <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: Re: Sourceforge community award
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 08:14:08 -0500 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Carsten
> On Jun 11, 2009, at 11:31 PM, Dan Davison wrote:
>> John Rakestraw <email@example.com> writes:
>>> Hi Carsten and the list --
>>> I really like the ideas, and I'm trying merely to shorten -- see
>>> suggestions below.
>>>> I also do like Brian's description a lot. But it is 190 characters,
>>>> I am not sure if we can stretch the "about 140" this much? I have
>>>> been trying to shorten it a bit - please check if it still captures
>>>> the essence.....
>>>> Here is the current state of our reply to Sourceforge - please comment
>>>>> 1. Complete this sentence in about 140 characters: "Our project is
>>>>> [-foo-]." For example, "Our project is a tool that helps you wash
>>>> Org-mode masters personal/project information your way, in plain
>>>> with features out of your way until you want them, backed by the
>>>> power of Emacs.
>>> Org-mode masters personal/project information your way, in plain
>>> text, with features hidden until needed, backed by the power of Emacs.
>> (unless (string-match "Our project is a" sourceforge-submission-sentence
>> (message "shouldn't we follow the instructions?"))
>>>>> 1. Complete this sentence in about 140 characters: "Our project is
> This is a good point, maybe they will be picky about it.
> Also, I am now thinking the 140 chars, what to the english native speakers
> here think: Is this includin or excluding the given sentence start?????
> Our project is a tool to master personal/project data your way,
> in plain text, with features out of your way until needed,
> backed by the power of Emacs.
> - Carsten
Just a little nit, but should we play up the emacs part? ("... backed
by the power of Emacs.") It is an important part of org-mode power,
but I'm just thinking about the emacs/vi flame wars and people who
might not be able to see past that fact that it's "just an emacs
editing mode" to give org-mode a fair look. If we want to attract the
emacs fans, I think the screen shot will make it obvious to them.
Anyhow, it's just a thought. It looks like everything is coming
>>>>> 2. Complete this sentence, also in about 140 characters: "We
>>>>> should win
>>>>> because [-bar-]." For example, "We should win because we have a
>>>>> community and we solve a universal problem."
>>>> We should win because by allowing people to evolve their
>>>> productive selves, org-mode has created one of the best
>>>> communities in the open-source world.
>>> We should win because org-mode, by making users more productive, has
>>> spawned one of the best communities in the open-source world.
>>>>> 3. Please provide a logo (or screenshot, if you'd prefer) for your
>>>>> project. It should be at least 640x480, but we'll also be showing
>>>>> it as a thumbnail.
>>>> I am attaching the picture to this email, you can also retrieve it
>>>> (((Thanks to Greg Newman for fixing up the unicorn and pasting it
>>>> nicely into the screenshot - any objections against this picture?
>>>> Note that it needs to work as a thumbnail as well, which this one
>>>> will, I believe.)))
>>>> For the time being, I am sending you this link, which is a Google
>>>> Tech Talk
>>>> by me (Carsten Dominik, main author of Org-mode).
>>>> Before the deadline you should get another email from Bastien Guerry,
>>>> with a link to a new video which we made just for this occasion.
>>>> If so, please link to that video instead.
>>>>> 5. In some cases, I'm mailing several people in your community
>>>>> because I don't know who the right person is. If you're not the
>>>>> right person for me to be dealing with, please let me know.
>>>>> I certainly don't want to be irritating.
>>>> Main address: firstname.lastname@example.org
>>>> Secondary address: email@example.com
>>>>> 6. Our finalists are usually pretty interesting people. Are you
>>>>> willing to be contacted by our public relations team about
>>>>> interviews with the press?
>>>> Emacs-orgmode mailing list
>>>> Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list.
>> Emacs-orgmode mailing list
>> Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list.
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Thread overview: 90+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2009-06-09 12:48 Sourceforge community award Carsten Dominik
2009-06-09 13:59 ` Bastien
2009-06-09 14:37 ` Russell Adams
2009-06-09 14:46 ` Bastien
2009-06-09 14:54 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-09 16:15 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-09 17:33 ` Leo
2009-06-09 15:00 ` Russell Adams
2009-06-11 20:37 ` unicorn-org-poetry Stefan Vollmar
2009-06-12 8:30 ` unicorn-org-poetry Bastien
2009-06-09 18:16 ` Sourceforge community award Chris Randle
2009-06-09 22:51 ` Bastien
2009-06-09 18:32 ` srandby
2009-06-09 23:14 ` Rick Moynihan
2009-06-09 23:59 ` Bastien
2009-06-11 8:29 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-10 3:56 ` Eddward DeVilla
2009-06-10 4:54 ` Sivaram Neelakantan
2009-06-10 6:30 ` Brian van den Broek
2009-06-10 7:03 ` Cameron Horsburgh
2009-06-11 19:20 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-06-11 20:49 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-11 21:10 ` John Rakestraw
2009-06-11 21:31 ` Dan Davison
2009-06-12 4:10 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-12 3:02 ` Gray Calhoun
2009-06-12 5:35 ` Brian van den Broek
2009-06-12 9:46 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 13:14 ` Eddward DeVilla [this message]
2009-06-12 14:38 ` Saurabh Agrawal
2009-06-11 22:51 ` Rick Moynihan
2009-06-12 0:08 ` Russell Adams
2009-06-12 4:00 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-11 21:13 ` Brian van den Broek
2009-06-11 21:46 ` Leo
2009-06-11 22:59 ` Memnon Anon
2009-06-12 3:58 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-12 5:29 ` Eric Schulte
2009-06-12 7:58 ` Peter Frings
2009-06-12 10:17 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 7:37 ` Peter Frings
[not found] ` <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2009-06-12 9:11 ` Ian Barton
2009-06-12 9:13 ` Eric S Fraga, Eric S Fraga
[not found] ` <9EFC949C-F296-4793-8608-8D833DDC3F36@agfa.com>
2009-06-12 10:18 ` Bastien
[not found] ` <228E7006-BC04-4A96-B5AB-FD705CD432A4@agfa.com>
2009-06-12 10:34 ` Bastien
2009-06-12 11:36 ` mail delivery problems peter.frings
[not found] ` <C8E1B4C5-F5D8-4136-ADE5-5DA71D4C8825@agfa.com>
2009-06-12 12:26 ` Re: Sourceforge community award peter.frings
2009-06-12 13:05 ` Eddward DeVilla
2009-06-12 14:09 ` Rick Moynihan
[not found] ` <email@example.com>
[not found] ` <421EFFE1-B5FC-4096-B6BE-D8B351E93FE5@agfa.com>
2009-06-12 14:16 ` Carsten Dominik
[not found] ` <4A326EDA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
2009-06-12 15:34 ` Bastien
2009-06-12 15:45 ` peter.frings
2009-06-12 16:08 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-12 16:34 ` Samuel Wales
2009-06-12 16:14 ` Eric Schulte
[not found] ` <3AA375D1-ED3B-44AF-8385-E7C878A29F1E@agfa.com>
2009-06-12 15:35 ` Bastien
2009-06-12 15:52 ` peter.frings
2009-06-12 17:46 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 18:33 ` Eric Schulte
2009-06-12 19:41 ` Cameron Horsburgh
2009-06-12 19:53 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 19:57 ` Russell Adams
2009-06-12 20:02 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-12 20:13 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 20:22 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-12 21:27 ` Rick Moynihan
2009-06-12 21:44 ` Dan Davison
2009-06-13 8:12 ` Scot Becker
2009-06-13 8:46 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-13 12:37 ` Alan E. Davis
2009-06-13 15:01 ` Sebastian Rose
[not found] ` <87fxe4ku7f.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ>
[not found] ` <19998FEE-5413-4182-AECA-B51714A0D45C@gmail.com>
2009-06-13 16:49 ` Bastien
2009-06-13 16:53 ` Russell Adams
2009-06-13 18:57 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-13 19:07 ` Ian Barton
2009-06-13 20:02 ` Dan Davison
2009-06-14 6:21 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-14 3:43 ` Nick Dokos
2009-06-14 5:32 ` Baoqiu Cui
2009-06-14 6:09 ` Cameron Horsburgh
2009-06-14 6:14 ` Baoqiu Cui
2009-06-10 7:35 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-06-10 11:34 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-10 11:38 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-10 12:50 ` Ian Barton
2009-06-10 12:54 ` Dan Davison
2009-06-10 13:14 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-10 14:08 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-10 14:09 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-10 14:52 ` WOMICK, DON (ATTSI)
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