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From Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Trouble child OpenOffice
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:58:55 GMT
Yes, I'll be in Miami.

Cheers,
Hadrian

On 04/21/2017 12:30 AM, Dave Fisher wrote:
> Hadrian / Raphael,
>
> I will be at Apachecon Miami and open for any opportunity. Will either of you be there?
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Apr 20, 2017, at 9:05 PM, Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbarcea@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> On 04/20/2017 11:06 AM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 4:07 AM, Raphael Bircher
>>> <rbircherapache@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Ted
>>>>
>>>> Am .04.2017, 06:14 Uhr, schrieb Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com>:
>>>>
>>>>> Raphael,
>>>>>
>>>>> Why don't you get some folks together and start a company that solicits
>>>>> donations to support OO development and QA work?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> That's the Apache like style, and that's exactly the reason why i write to
>>>> community and not to the openoffice dev. We have many projects at big data
>>>> who are really successful. How they handle this problem? How they get paid
>>>> stuff involved into their projects. Maybe we can learn from it.
>>>
>>> It happens in exactly the way Ted is suggesting -- companies building product
>>> around Bigdata projects are handling client relationships and they pour $$$ back
>>> into the projects either via hiring more developers to work on them or by direct
>>> sponsorship of ASF or by promoting the projects via conferences, training, etc.
>>> OR all of the above ;-)
>> Ok. I like a challenge. Raphael, how much, or what would it take to make what you
suggest happen? I am willing to pony up some cash and other resources.
>>
>>>
>>> The challenge that is unique to OpenOffice as you are well aware is
>>> the fact that
>>> it is both a product and a project.
>> That's not unique to OO. There are other projects that are a product too. Tomcat,
ServiceMix, Archiva are examples.
>>
>> I see other challenges and opportunities (depending on how one looks at the glass).
For instance the fact that both MS and Google, major competitors, have a cloud service offering.
>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Roman.
>>>
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