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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "June2012" by kschenk
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 22:10:38 GMT
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+ OpenOffice (was
+ * OpenOffice entered incubation 2011-06-13
+ OpenOffice is an open-source, office-document productivity suite providing
+ six productivity applications based around the OpenDocument Format (ODF).
+ OpenOffice is released on multiple platforms.  Its localizations support
+ have supported 110 languages worldwide.
+ Most Important Items To Address Toward Graduation
+   1. Review of distributed articles to ensure compliance with ASF policy
+   2. Given the size and scope of OpenOffice, continue work on "community readiness" especially
with regard to
+     organization and communication style.
+ We have started preliminary discussion concerning graduation as we would like to propose
graduation within the next month.
+ Issues for IPMC or ASF Board Awareness
+   - Leaks from ooo-private to outside agencies
+   Possible leaks of information from the ooo-private email list are
+   being investigated. Our first objective is to first establish if and
+   how leaks occurred. Once full details are available we will be working
+   to address the issue directly. No action is currently required from
+   the board and an update will be provided, at the latest, in our next
+   report.  
+ Community Development/Outreach  Progress
+   - Since our last report we have voted in 13 new Committers/PPMC members.
+   - Since our last report, 2 committer/PPMC members have resigned
+   - We have improved to act more as a self organized project to address
+     and solve project related topics (e.g. forum moderation)
+   - We were able to initiate transfer of SPI funds formerly earmarked for
+     to the ASF. However, due to changes in the ASF Fundraising chair, this transfer has
been postponed.
+     Followup with ASF Fundraising is needed to complete this transaction.
+     These funds, as previously discussed, will primarily be used for developer travel when
+   - We accepted an offer from SourceForge to host our older 3.3 version and provide client
installs of
+     latest release 3.4. This event was accomplished after much discussion among members
and consultation
+     with mentors.
+   - Due to heightened interest, we are putting more resources (services, volunteers) into
translation efforts
+   - We are more putting effort into addressing trademark and third-party distributin requests.
Ongoing emphasis as to
+     how to accommodate and track these requests is becoming an important concern.
+   - We are increasing our global reach by recruiting volunteers to help update and maintain
the large set of native
+     language home pages 
+   - Established various social programming accounts for additional outreach: Twitter, Google+,
+   - Setup two additional native language mailing lists
+ Project Development Progress
+   - Pootle services for the project were established and used. 
+     Translation services will be ongoing as new contributors for this service join.
+   - We released Apache OpenOffice 3.4 on May 8, 2012. 
+     This release included:
+       Six different client platform install versions in 15 languages
+       Source tarballs in English
+       Software development kit packaging for 5 platforms
+       Language packs for 15 languages
+     Over 3 million downloads the first month.
+     A summary of downloads for the installs can be found at:
+   - We are currently working on an alternate repository for category-B code to comply
+     with graduation requirements
+   - An SGA was received from IBM for IBM Lotus Symphony.
+     We are now preparing to import IBM Symphony changes into the OpenOffice repository
+     This should be complete by the time of the June board meeting.
+   - We are putting renewed effort into the "user experience". Apache OpenOffice is an end-user

+     product, the best quality product and best experience for end users is one of our primary
+   - Testing and implementation of old update service for OpenOffice has been accomplished.
+     This service is for older OpenOffice clients to identify updates and, optionally, install
+     an update if available.
+   - Community support forums remain popular with users but registration seems to have stabilized.
+     The ooo-users list also is quite active.
+     As Apache OpenOffice is a client product, we continue to investigate ways to direct
+     users to appropriate support venues.
+   - Spam issues with the support Forums (reported in March) has been completely eradicated
from community 
+     English forum with new counter measures (new users moderation and new moderators).
+   - A new root admin (imacat) has been promoted and is now taking the job  to insure smooth
+     and consistency with infra requirements.
+   - The developer list, ooo-dev, now has 409 subscribers and is very active with post averaging
+     100 per day
  Signed off by mentor:
  Shepherd: Matt Hogstrom

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