[kde-community] updating kde.org/contact

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Sat Feb 22 12:14:14 UTC 2014


On Saturday 22 February 2014 00:12:27 Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> \o/
> 
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 6:07 AM, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > At some discussion, it came up that kde.org/contact is quite a bit
> > outdated. Some of these folks are indeed still contact people, others are
> > not.
> I will write each of the contact addresses, ask those folks if they
> are still the KDE contact, and to ensure that their contact
> information is correct.

I will then edit and fix that page ;-)

> > Another issue is that on the top of the page, it does not give much hints
> > about where to bring what subject. It might be valuable to note that:
> > * development issues can go to relevant mailing lists or bugzilla (point
> > to
> > our list of mailing lists & bugzilla)
> > * confidential or sensitive political, financial or legal issues can go to
> > the board
> > * other community issues can be discussed on kde-community at kde.org
> > 
> > Also, note that this page is NOT easy to find: kde.org does not link to
> > it.
> > That is good, considering its current state, but if we fix it we can use
> > it
> > again ;-)
> > 
> > Input? What's missing? Anybody up for writing a draft text which would fit
> > above the red "Please do not phone xxxx" line?
> > 
> > And how about pruning that list of contacts...
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Jos
> 
> Here is my suggestion:
> 
> Official Representatives and Press Contacts of the KDE Project
> 
> Our representatives and press contacts can help in the following
> circumstances: * If you are from a media organisation and would like to
> arrange an interview with a local KDE developer.
>  * If you would like to make official contact with the KDE Project.
> 
> In general, the way to contact the community in KDE is through our
> email lists. We also have an active Forum.
>        http://www.kde.org/support/mailinglists/ - http://forum.kde.org/
> 
>  * For general press contact, please write our KDE-Promo list:
> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-promo
> 
>  * For information and discussion about KDE the community, please
> write: https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-community
> 
>  * Questions about KDE software in general can be directed to the KDE
> list: https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde
> 
>  * Development issues can go to relevant mailing list or bugzilla:
> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo - http://bugs.kde.org
> 
>  * Confidential or sensitive political, financial or legal issues can
> go to the board: kde-ev-board at kde.org.
> 
>  * If you have a problem with the KDE.org website, please e-mail
> webmaster at kde.org.
> 
> 
> We are unable to provide technical support or other technical
> information through our representatives and press contacts.
> 
> ========

I like. And I will update this too, with whatever other input comes on this 
list or though other ways.

> By the way, the KDE-Community list should be listed on the general
> list page: http://www.kde.org/support/mailinglists/
Yes, I guess that's a question for the sysadmins - via a ticket.



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