[owncloud-devel] ownCloud rocks ;-)

Raju D. Vindane rajudv at openmailbox.org
Wed Mar 4 04:19:17 GMT 2015


Jos Thanks a lot for letting us feel good about this.

On 03/03/2015 11:44 PM, Jos Poortvliet wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I know you have plenty of bug reports and other stuff to deal with, but
> here's a message you should hear/read: in February, ownCloud people were at
> FOSDEM and SCALE and talked to at least 2,000 people about what we do.
>
> And they *LOVED ownCloud*
>
> And that is a quote: _LOVE_. I heard that not just once or twice, but
> probably over 50 times: "Dude, I love ownCloud" and every permutation of that
> sentence possible. And further, there were hundreds of "you guys are awesome"
> to "ownCloud rocks" to "man, I am so happy I found ownCloud" and so on!
>
> People who didn't know about ownCloud told me "wow, that is awesome, I will
> try that as soon as I get home" and I even had one person come to me, say
> "hey, I don't use ownCloud, but I think it is fantastic what you are doing,
> keep it up!" -> there's no way to disappoint that person :D
>
> Serious. We didn't talk to more than 5 people who were _less_ than very happy
> with ownCloud.
>
> You see, the thing is: ownCloud fulfills a *very important role* for many
> people. There is no other proper, open solution to do what ownCloud does and
> it is working extremely well for the vast majority of our users. Yes, with so
> many users you are bound to find corner cases and stuff all the time so it
> seems there's a load of issues. Perhaps, but they touch very few of our users
> and if they touch them, they can often find a solution with a quick search in
> our forums or github as you are all doing a *wonderful job* answering
> questions and helping people deal with issues.
>
> We are making a _real difference_. Serious. I think you can safely assume
> that the handful of Reddit complainers probably didn't even TRY ownCloud, and
> at the very least are a tiny, tiny minority. Not saying "stop fixing issues"
> but after talking to many hundreds of grateful users, I'd like to share some
> of their thanks with you. Please know you are *loved* and appreciated far
> more than our github, IRC or mailing lists sometimes show!
>
> If you wonder: what were the biggest issues they had? I have to disappoint
> you. I had no more than 4 or 5 people come to me and tell me they had some
> kind of problem. A few had problems with contact/calendar syncing, and 2
> experienced upgrade issues. And none of them were very negative: they just
> mentioned a bit of frustration between the praise. Serious. I had NOBODY come
> to me and say "ownCloud sucks" or anything remotely like that. NOBODY.
>
> So yes.
>
> *Lots of LOVE* from a massive number of users. To all of you. Bask in it!
>
> If you are more of a graphical person:
>
> oo
>     oo     OOOOOOOO:       OOOOOOOO!
>        oOOOO!!!!;;;;O    OO.......:;!O
>       'OOO!!!;;;;;;;;O  O.......:   ;!O
>       OOO!!!!;;::::::.OO........:    ;!O
>       OO!!!!;;:::::..............:   ;!O
>       OOO!!!;::::::..............:   ;!O
>        OO!!;;::::::.............:   ;!O
>         OO!;;::::::......oo.....::::!O
>           O!!;::::::........oo..:::O
>             !!!;:::::..........ooO
>                !!;:::::.......O   oo
>                  ;;::::.....O        oo  ,o
>                     :::..O              ooo
>                       ::.              oooo
>                        :
>
>
>               --\ _----_ /--
>              |:::"      ":::|
>        /-- \  \-:    O    -/  /---\
>       |:     \  |  /-o-\  | /     :|
>         \:     \ \|     |//    : /
>           \:     \-\-U-/-/:: : /
>             \:: /         \;:/
>               /              \
>               |:               |
>            /---\:           /---\
>           /---\  \:       /:  /--\
>         /      \  |:;..   |:/      \
>        /        |/ \----/\ |        \
>        |       /           \        |
>          \ ___/              \ ___ /
>
>
> Hugs,
> Jos
>                                  
>
>
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