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When I look at all the formats in the "Get Involved" website page, all of the teams give an introductory "blurb" of their section and then move the user to their wiki site.

Are you suggesting that you would rather do this on the website rather than on the wiki? IMO, this would be better put on the wiki where the QA membership could update the info along with all of the other accompanying info.

Well there are four reasons why we though on the website would be better.

a) The wiki is less "set" so doesn't give the same feeling (ie. anyone can add or remove things), we really want to make it similar to the BoD page where people who are very active get more of a standout thank you. We agreed that this in general is a good thing, sometimes "a pat on the back" and some acknowledgement goes a long way for projects where we're not paid and often times not even thanked by those we help ;)

b) The page won't be updated much. This will be for people who we have found to be particularly helpful, have contributed or are expected to contribute a lot, have shown dedication, and are likely to be involved going into the future. We do have the QA team wiki page but this we update very frequently, if someone hops in the chat and shows a little initiative we encourage them to add their name

c) The website might give a clearer picture to users as to who is the "core team" & thus they can expect feedback from, vs. the wiki currently has a mix of people who are "kind of involved" vs. people are who very involved.

d) On a webpage it's much easer for us to write a professional blurb about ourselves that isn't about LibreOffice at all. To build community it's good to say "what we do outside of the project"

Otherwise, IMO, you would now be working on two QA sites at the same time. I am not sure if the QA team membership would need updating often, but the wiki would probably be the better route to take.

We could just have a link on the QA get involved page that says "meet the core team" or some such thing. I don't see why this couldn't be a model for other branches of LibreOffice as well.


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