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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Accept OpenOffice.org for incubation
Date Sat, 11 Jun 2011 13:57:34 GMT
On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:

> Sent from my mobile device (so please excuse typos)
>
> On 11 Jun 2011, at 11:23, Simos Xenitellis <simos.lists@googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > The part about the ASF undertaking only a reference implementation for
> > the ODF format
> > was not discussed.
>
> Yes it was. In fact it was the suggestion that OO.o should be refactored so
> that components could be reused elsewhere that encouraged me to sign up as a
> mentor. Both TDF and proposers saw this as a potential area for
> collaboration.
>
> There is certainly no consensus on whether this is viable and the original
> proposers do not want to limit the scope of the project to just this aspect.
>  However, there is a desire from some initial committees and some TDF
> representatives to explore this.
>
> As a mentor I aim to see if this refactoring, with the collaboration
> opportunities it presents, can be realised.
>

Likewise, it was this prospect (as opposed to pointless competition with
LibreOffice) that made me vote +1 as well.

S.

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