[owncloud-devel] ownCloud rocks ;-)

mark.ziegler at rakekniven.de mark.ziegler at rakekniven.de
Wed Mar 4 10:46:37 GMT 2015


Hello Jos,

nice to hear about such a good feedback!
Feels good :-)

Hope all other project people read your message!

Cheers,
Mark

Quoting "Raju D. Vindane" <rajudv at openmailbox.org>:

> 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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