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From "Raphael Bircher" <rbircherapa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Trouble child OpenOffice
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:55:36 GMT
Hi Hadrian

Am .04.2017, 06:05 Uhr, schrieb Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbarcea@gmail.com>:

>
>
> 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.

At the ApacheCon Europe in Sinsheeim an employee from IBM have had a talk  
about experiments for a Online version. It was interesting how crowded it  
gets. Unfortunately it was not continued. An other frequent request is a  
Version for IPad.

Just some ideas.

Regards Raphael

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