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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <>
Subject RE: Future of OOo
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 22:10:30 GMT

You might find some crisp talking points in the status report as well, since that text is
being reviewed and will presumably be signed-off by a mentor before you embark for Berlin.

 - Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Ross Gardler [] 
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 13:55
Subject: Re: Future of OOo

On 7 July 2011 12:58, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 6:26 AM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:
>> As this list knows i will be speaking at the 6th ODF Plugfest on what
>> it means to OOo to be in the Apache Incubator. Since I am only a
>> mentor and not a committer my presentation will focus on the Apache
>> Way rather than the future of OOo. My intention is to communicate the
>> open and, in particular, the vendor neutral, environments that we need
>> to create for the Apache OO.o project to be a success.
>> However, I would like to spend a few minutes on the medium to long
>> term technical goals of the community today. I will use the original
>> incubator proposal to inform this section of my presentation. However,
>> if anyone on this list feels that I should highlight anything specific
>> please let me know and I'll do the best I can.
> I assume you'll cover what Incubation at Apache is all about?  The
> tasks necessary to graduate form the backbone of our medium-term plan.

Absolutely. The main body of the session will be about The Apache Way
and how incubation helps the community learn it and become a truly
sustainable Apache project (i.e. the graduation criteria).


>  I'd also say "continuity for current OOo users".
>> Similarly, if there is any specific "call to action" the community
>> would like me to make please suggest it here.
>> Ross
>> --
>> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
>> Programme Leader (Open Development)
>> OpenDirective

Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
Programme Leader (Open Development)

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