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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: draft blog post on the Linux build education event
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2011 17:50:27 GMT


http://www.apache.org/dev/blogs.html describes the
(public) preview url for blog articles.



>________________________________
>From: Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 1:44 PM
>Subject: Re: draft blog post on the Linux build education event
>
>On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Manfred A. Reiter <ma.reiter@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/9/1 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>:
>>> https://blogs.apache.org/roller-ui/authoring/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=apache_openoffice_org_developer_education
>>>
>>
>> how can I login?
>>
>
>Oh... I was hoping you could all see that.  Darn.  There was a call
>for logins for authors and editors for the blog a while ago [1].
>Gavin gave people permission.
>
>[1] http://markmail.org/message/ez25wgbpf4z47f5g
>
>
>In any case, here is the text. You're missing the picture and the
>hyperlinks, but you can get the idea:
>
>
>====================
>
>==Developer Education==
>
>It is September.  Time for cooler weather and time to go back to
>school.  The Apache OpenOffice.org podling is ready for the season
>with events to help developers learn more about OpenOffice.org.
>
>Do you want to learn how to build Apache OpenOffice.org on Linux?  Do
>you want to take the first steps towards becoming an OpenOffice
>hacker?  Do you want to help test, review and improve our build
>instructions, on any one of a variety of Linux distros?  If so, you
>will not want to miss this event.
>
>Next week, from Wed September 7th through Saturday September 10th we
>will be making a concerted effort to enable everyone who wants to be
>able to build OpenOffice. This will be the first of a series of
>Developer Education topics we hope to deliver.  Others may include how
>to build on Windows and Mac, and how to work on particular OpenOffice
>features.
>
>This will be a virtual event, with collaboration on the ooo-dev
>mailing list and on IRC.  Members of the OpenOffice.org podling will
>be on hand to help anyone who wishes to get started with OpenOffice
>development on Linux.
>
>==How to Get Involved==
>
>There are a few things you should do to prepare for this event:
>
>    1) Find a Linux machine, at least 1GB RAM and 75 GB free disk space
>
>    2) Run any updates needed to make your distro current
>
>    3) Download the latest source code for OpenOffice.org via Subversion.
>
>    4) Before Wednesday, sign up for the ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>mailing list.
>
>    5) Bookmark the OpenOffice.org Building Guide.  This is the
>documentation we'll be following, and correcting.
>
>    6) Starting on Wednesday, follow the discussions on the ooo-dev
>mailing list.  We'll use a subject tag of [LINUX-BUILD] for threads
>related to this event.
>
>    7) Also starting on Wednesday, join us on IRC: irc.freenode.net
>on channel #dev.openoffice.org
>
>
>============
>
>> thanks in advance
>>
>> M.
>>
>
>
>
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