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From "Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.sch...@documentfoundation.org>
Subject Re: Blondie's Parallel Lines...
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:05:19 GMT
Hello Eric,

2011/6/2 eric b <eric.bachard@free.fr>

> Hi,
>
> Le 2 juin 11 à 17:16, Charles-H. Schulz a écrit :
>
>
>> I do have a question though. To me it's unclear whether the Openoffice
>> project has any real development ressources. I see so far one developer
>> and
>> Rob, who I know to be a distinguished engineer from IBM but who has never
>> contributed code to OpenOffice, if I recall.
>>
>
>
> I never heard of any line of code from yourself in OpenOffice.org either.
>
> Can you point us some links please ?


I don't pretend to be a developer, never did.


>
>
>
>  I'm a bit surprised by this as TDF has now over 200 developers,
>>
>
>
> That's obviously not true :  I myself follow LibreOffice development lists
> since the beginning, reading most of the changes and patches, and I don't
> see 200 "developers", means people able to write some new feature of fix
> serious bugs in any OpenOffice.org derivative product.
>
> Of course you can add contributions from Oracle devs either, but that's a
> lie too, since all OpenOffice.org cws's were added, without Oracle devs
> being informed they "contributed" :-)



>
> Maybe you counted 200 people -say hackers- who contributed in various ways,
> simple patches or little removing ?
>


The definition of developers should be kept simple: people who contribute
code
This article will give you some data on the "200" people :
http://cedric.bosdonnat.free.fr/wordpress/?p=803

Charles.

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