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From Ian Lynch <>
Subject Re: Donated hardware
Date Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:04:03 GMT
On 4 August 2011 15:28, Martin Hollmichel

> Hi,
> some of the old fellows of the project may remember the CC
> and e.V. sponsoring the project. Team OOo is still
> committed to contribute to the OpenOffice code base is and is looking
> forward to help with the old resources like the Mac Buildbot or the pootle
> server or even donating more resources.
> Martin

The certification project is also intended to help with this
type of thing. Some promising possibilities now but it will probably take at
least a few months to get some "surplus" cash.

Am 04.08.2011 16:17, schrieb Andre Schnabel:
>> Hi Sam,
>>  Von: Sam Ruby<>
>>> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Simon Phipps<>  wrote:
>>>> This raises an interesting question. I'm aware of other hardware that
>>> was donated to the project (such as the Pootle server) which presumably
>>> should be transferred to Apache since it was not Oracle's property. Do we
>>> know
>>> where this equipment is? Where would Apache host such systems?
>>> At the moment, all we have is a Software Grant.  While we could chose
>>> to go back and ask for me (and likely will when it comes to other
>>> source files that we determine we might need), I see nothing that
>>> indicates that we have a need to request the transfer of hardware.
>> I think, people who know about such hardware are  here on the list
>> already, so it should be quite easy to get answers. I'm not speaking
>> about Oracle hardware but of donations to the OOo project (like the
>> mac build bot mentioned by Florian) or servers payed from donated money
>> like the pootle server:
>> archive/2010-06/message/10<>
>> Although there might be no urgent need of those servers, it might be
>> worth to ask if these resources can be used (or how they are currently
>> used).
>> regards,
>> André
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