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Re: Email to Doc Sprint registrants

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:43:07 -0700
Message-ID: <CACCmPHyM4MRR1Q25OYX1Y7j6AV0XSg4eyZK4Wr6_8z1vzNYg1A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Cc: Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Looks good!


On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:

> Thanks for doing this, Julee! Looks great!
> ~Scott
>
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> Oops. Fixed link text to upcoming San Francisco Doc Sprint<http://www.sfhtml5.org/events/109202662/> .
>> Thanks. J
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------
>> julee@adobe.com
>> @adobejulee
>>
>> From: julee <julee@adobe.com>
>> Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:18 AM
>> To: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>, Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com
>> >
>> Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>>
>> Subject: Re: Email to Doc Sprint registrants
>> Resent-From: <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> Resent-Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:18 AM
>>
>> Thanks, Peter and DougM!
>>
>> DougM: I fixed the typo in the first paragraph. While I appreciate your
>> position regarding the expansive role potential community members have to
>> play, this email is about real work that has been done and that we need
>> people to do to get to beta. So, I'd rather not expand what we're asking
>> for at this time. Let the reader dream… ;-)
>>
>>
>> Here's the updated version with fixes you suggested:
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> 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 you to circle back around to WebPlatform.org. Please help a bit
>> and give us feedback about your experience this time around. 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:
>>
>>
>> *Getting started experience*
>>
>>
>> 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<http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide/step_2_communicate_with_the_online_community> (on
>> the IRC or the public list) what you think.
>>
>>
>> *code.webplatform.org*
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>> *project.webplatform.org*
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>> *More Doc Sprints coming*
>>
>>
>> More Doc Sprints are coming all of the time. If you're in San Francisco
>> next week, please sign up for the upcoming San Francisco Doc Sprint<http://www.sfhtml5.org/events/109202662/> at
>> Google. We have a wait list, but we're expecting quite a few spots to open.
>>
>>
>> *Join the drive toward Beta and give feedback*
>>
>>
>> We would like to move quickly to declare Beta. But that depends on the
>> help we get. So please help. 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 <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Getting_Started>, please do!
>> And let us know<http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide/step_2_communicate_with_the_online_community>what you think overall about your experience.
>>
>>
>> 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.)
>>
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>
>> From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
>> Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 9:16 PM
>> To: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
>> Cc: julee <julee@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <
>> public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> Subject: Re: Email to Doc Sprint registrants
>>
>> 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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