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From Florian Hopf <mailingli...@florian-hopf.de>
Subject Re: Is there anything happening here?
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:59:15 GMT
Hi,

On 04.02.2013 04:26, Kejia Ye wrote:
> Da Li and I are working on the ship stopper defect (
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ODFTOOLKIT-351) now. Currently  2 of
> the 5 issues are completed, and we still need 1-2 weeks to conquer the
> other bugs. Since the traditional Chinese spring festival is coming soon,
> the schedule will be impact to some extent.
>

If you need any help I would be available. E.g. I could implement some 
regression tests if you haven't done so already. If you already have 
tests in place I could also help with fixing the problem.

Regards
Florian


> Will keep the status updated here and resume the release process soon.
>
> Regards,
> Ke Jia
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Shenfeng Liu <liushenf@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 2013/2/4 Ian C <ian@amham.net>
>>
>>> Hi Dave,
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 2:04 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>>> Hello ODFTollkit community,
>>>>
>>>> Is there anything happening with development here is the community? I
>>> see little to no activity recently. There were discussions and a "code
>>> freeze" then trouble then silence.
>>>>
>>>> So, I am curious about what people plan to do as individuals and where
>>> the ODF Toolkit really wants to go as a community.
>>>>
>>>> If there is not enough community to support development as a full
>>> project, then perhaps the alternatives need to be explored.
>>>>
>>>> (1) Be excepted as a subproject of an existing PMC. Here there are two
>>> possible choices:
>>>>
>>>> - Apache POI - which is about reading and writing Microsoft Office
>>> documents in Java. I am on that PMC as our your mentors Nick and Yegor.
>> If
>>> there is interest I am sure that we would consider it in some form.
>>>>
>>>> - Apache OpenOffice - this may be more natural, but it is a vibrant
>>> community and this could be considered an important part.
>>>>
>>>> (2) Make a clean release and then move the code to the Apache Attic.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> yeah, it's quite. A lot more so than AOO.
>>>
>>> But I think it is an important project and one that should not be
>>> moved to the attic.
>>>
>>> As for moving it to another project, I will leave that to those wiser
>>> than me :-)
>>>
>>> I am using the Toolkit as part of a research project and intend to
>>> submit the results to ODFT Apache when I get there. Of course if they
>>> are wanted.
>>> I have extended it in some ways to provide way of looking into ODF
>>> documents to see what is there, in its own right, compared to other
>>> documents, and compared to what is defined the schema.
>>>
>>> I still have a lot of work to do, but getting there.
>>>
>>
>> +1 for it being an important project.
>>
>> For the next release, there is a ship stopper defect reported from
>> customer, and Da Li & Ke Jia are working on it.
>>
>> For long term of this product and this community, I think what we need to
>> focus should not only be development, but also marketing promotion and
>> building on the ecosystem. As a toolkit, it will only success when more and
>> more people build there applications based on it. We should think about how
>> to do it. e.g. encourage the sharing of best practice, especially the cloud
>> and mobile solution.
>>
>> - Shenfeng (Simon)
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Dave
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Ian C
>>>
>>
>


-- 
Florian Hopf
Freelance Software Developer

http://blog.florian-hopf.de

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