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From eric b <>
Subject Re: Symphony contribution
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:32:09 GMT
Hi Rob,

Le 14 juil. 11 à 00:00, Rob Weir a écrit :

> I'm sending this with my IBM "hat".


> I'm going to be speaking

[ ...cut... ]

> We will be doing the following:
> First, we're going to contribute the standalone version of Lotus  
> Symphony to the Apache project, under the Apache 2.0  
> license. We'll also work with project members to prioritize which  
> pieces make sense to integrate into OpenOffice.  For example, we've  
> already done a lot of work with replacing GPL/LPGL dependencies.
> Using the Symphony code could help accelerate that work and get us  
> to an AOOo release faster.  We've already converted the help files to
> DITA, which could help accelerate that work, if we chose to go in  
> that direction.

Wow, that's a great news, and I forwarded your mail on my blog. See :

I'm eager to learn the improvement IBM did in the code. What about  
make IRC ClassRooms about some of them ?  e.g. invite the peopl who  
worked on some feature, and let them explain us what they exactly  
did, and so on.

Eric Bachard

Education Project:
Projet OOo4Kids :
L'association EducOOo :
Blog :

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