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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2011 19:51:46 GMT
Hello Joost--

We can certainly use your valuable insights, and I'm sure you have MANY!

On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 4:04 AM, Joost Andrae <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to introduce myself:
> My name is Joost Andrae and I live in Hamburg, Germany.
> I was working on StarOffice/ full time since I joined
> StarDivision as QA engineer in 1995. This was the time when StarOffice
> development started. Since several years I'm working as program manager to
> coordinate development efforts, to do some presales negotiations, to be
> contact for partners and doing a lot of other things. Besides I've been
> involved as QA engineer into agile development (SCRUM) of a web application.
> My main field of activity was the Calc spreadsheet application, the Math
> formula editor and the Chart application. Furthermore I was involved into
> QA/testing of all client server and web based StarOffice development as well
> as into server based products like the document converter application and
> the SDK. The crash reporting functionality was also one of my babies which I
> tested, QA'ed and administered. At the time I mainly worked as QA engineer I
> also tested font and printing technology used within SO/OOo as well as I did
> performance and memory tuning measurements of the application.
> I'm involved into QA (as QA Co-lead), l10n (coordinating QA) and i18n (RTL,
> CTL) efforts as well as I cared about the download infrastructure (mirror
> network and Bouncer/MirrorBrain), the download pages and releases of the
> en-US versions.
> I join as an individual, not as an Oracle employee. This and all future
> posts from me do not reflect any company opinion that I am affiliated with.
> These posts reflect my private opinion only.
> Kind regards, Joost


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