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From Alexandro Colorado <...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: Reintroducing myself to the OOo community
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2011 01:29:10 GMT
Welcome back Herbert.

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 7:58 PM, Maho NAKATA <chat95@mac.com> wrote:

> Congratulations, and I'm very happy to hear that you'll work
> with again OOo. We Japanese community respect you very much.
> Thanks
>  Nakata Maho
>
> From: Herbert Duerr <hdu@apache.org>
> Subject: Reintroducing myself to the OOo community
> Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 13:02:58 +0200
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to reintroduce myself as participant in the OpenOffice
> > community in my new role as an IBM employee. Even before that change I
> > worked on OOo for over ten years. You can find out more details about
> > me at http://de.linkedin.com/pub/herbert-duerr/32/794/a05 where my
> > professional profile is hosted.
> >
> > My specialities are i18n, text, graphics, platform integration,
> > algorithms, performance, debugging, keeping backward compatibility and
> > careful refactoring. These are incredibly huge topics by themselves,
> > but I'm not afraid to delve into other areas when I see the need.
> >
> > Most of the key players in the OOo/LO world know and respect me. I am
> > happy that I can continue to work fulltime on our favourite project
> > and I like it even more that this open source work happens under the
> > well-run framework of the renowned Apache foundation as I appreciate
> > its proven and meritocratic structure. I especially understand the
> > foundations point of view on licensing which allows companies to
> > contribute for the common good who otherwise couldn't dare to touch
> > such a project if it had a more restrictive license.
> >
> > I have many ideas on how to improve our productivity suite and am
> > ready to do what needs to be done. Here are some of the topics in
> > their most terse form: regexp remediation, assisting symphony
> > integration, interoperability, layout stability, portion to lower
> > layers, text justification, performance/scalability, better system
> > integration esp. for graphics, optional OpenType features, unicode
> > variation selectors, coretext, harfbuzz, 64bit win and mac, better
> > filters and many more. I invite you to cooperate at least in these
> > areas as they will benefit all related projects.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Herbert Duerr
> >
>



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