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Re: Email to Doc Sprint registrants

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:16:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CACCmPHwpSBkU1sc+i+N9oLu5d_Y=+v6sT-49HcOVk4aTdFmq=Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
Cc: Julee <julee@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Looks good, Julee.
Do you want to mention the upcoming SF doc
sprint<http://www.sfhtml5.org/events/109202662/>at all?
It is "sold out" but we have a wait list and I am pretty sure I can open
quite a few spots up.
Note that in addition to the 125 on meetup, we also have 50 registered via
HTML5 Dev Conf.
--Peter



On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM, Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com> wrote:

> Really nice draft, Julee.
>
> The second sentence wanders in focus, subject, and tense -- "we would
> like to ... give us feedback...".
>
> The big thing I would want to see added is the opportunity to step up
> and design and provide infrastructure and lay out the track in front
> of us.  Don't limit them to what we can serve up ready to work on.  We
> still have all that stuff we can't get ready in time for them, and we
> know they're up to it.  I'm hereby repeating my votes for strategic
> engagement in topics of the month (review cycle) and periodic site
> design upgrade sprints, along with near-term (at least) recruiting for
> big-picture assistance.
>
> Also, given the juxtaposition with the h5devconf, this wouldn't be a
> bad time to invite people interested in the test side of the project
> to show up and work with us to make it whole.  Maybe too late to boost
> Shepazu's application for GSoC, but we can't be the lid on what
> volunteers can provide.
>
> DougM
>
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
> > Hi, everyone:
> >
> > Let's circle back around to Doc Sprint registrants, let them know what's
> up,
> > and ask them to re-join the fold. I've drafted an email that I'd like to
> > send out tomorrow.
> >
> > Please let me know of any changes you'd make to the following email
> blast:
> >
> >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Hello from WebPlatform.org!
> >
> > We are emailing you because you registered for a WebPlatform.org Doc
> Sprint.
> > We thought you'd like to know some of our activities. Also, we would
> like to
> > circle back around to WebPlatform.org, help a bit, and give us feedback
> > about your experience this time. If you don't want to receive emails,
> please
> > email julee@adobe.com and I'll remove you from this list.
> >
> > We have been working to improve the experience for folks like you, who
> want
> > to contribute content and code or otherwise participate. We have a long
> way
> > to go, but we've accomplished a few key things:
> >
> > Based on surveys and 1-1 feedback, we've updated the Getting Started
> > experience (http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Getting_Started) and
> the
> > Editorial Guide (http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide).
> Give
> > them a whirl and let us know (on the IRC or the public list) what you
> think.
> >
> > At http://code.webplatform.org, we've installed a playground! You can
> sketch
> > a code idea, test a sample, and then share your code. Right now, you
> share
> > it by adding the key snippet to the article page and also linking to the
> > example on code.webplatform.org (for example, see
> > http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/box-shadow). In the next
> > round, your examples can be embedded directly in the article.
> >
> > We have just installed a new projects space,
> http://project.webplatform.org.
> > Besides filing issues and enhancements there, you can:
> >
> > * have your own dashboard showing what's on your plate
> > * assign yourself tasks for the next time you stop by
> > * get a bird's eye view of any project area
> >
> > Again, we're in Alpha here, so a lot of patience and feedback is much
> > appreciated.
> >
> > We would like to move quickly to declare Beta. But that depends on the
> help
> > we get. So if you're available to edit CSS properties pages, contribute
> > examples, help with the MediaWiki LAMP infrastructure, or just want to
> hit
> > some of the low-hanging fruit on the Getting Started page, please do! And
> > let us know.
> >
> > Looking forward to documenting the web with you all!
> >
> > The busy folks at WebPlatform.org.
> >
> > (And again, if you don't want to receive emails, please email
> > julee@adobe.com and I'll remove you from this list.)
> >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> > Thanks! J
> >
> > ----------------------------
> > julee@adobe.com
> > @adobejulee
>
>
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