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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Introduction] Getting involved with Apache OOo
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 19:04:21 GMT
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Matt Richards <mrichards@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the information. I've signed up on the users ML, though that does
> not appear to be that active just yet. I've not bothered to signup on any of
> the older existing MLs as I figure those will eventually disappear. I've
> given a quick glance at the current incubator website thus far. Have not dug
> real deep into the project migration information on the wiki (only a little
> bit on the wiki/forums). Still struggling a little bit here and there with
> learning the Apache way of things, digging around as much as I can before I
> bother people with questions..
>

For general Apache and Apache Way info, I'd recommend:

http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html

http://community.apache.org/newcomers/index.html

http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html (and note the link
to the video in the comments)



> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Matt Richards <mrichards@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks for the welcome.
>> >
>> > I'm bringing this thread back as I've been a little more active recently
>> and
>> > am a new name around OOo and Apache. Some may have missed the initial
>> post
>> > as there has been a lot of emails going through this list.
>> >
>> > Wanted to add that I've got experince with MedaWiki as well as various
>> forum
>> > software out there (at least the administration side).
>> >
>>
>> Nice to have you here, Matt.
>>
>> You might take a read at some of the material up on our Podling
>> website [1]. It has information about the project, decision making,
>> how to work with the website, source control, mailing lists, wikis,
>> etc.  We have more stuff which needs to be migrated as well.  You can
>> see a fuller plan on the wiki [2]
>>
>> Your support and QA skills would certainly valued on this project. Are
>> you signed up for the ooo-users list as well [3]?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/
>> [2]
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Transition+Planning
>> [3] http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html
>>
>>
>> > On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Andy Brown <andy@the-martin-byrd.net
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> >> Matt Richards wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Greetings,
>> >>>
>> >>> I have been using OOo for quite some time (its been my fall back if
I'm
>> >>> not
>> >>> able to use Microsoft's suite [mostly on Linux and Mac]) and am very
>> >>> pleased
>> >>> seeing it become an Apache project. While, I've not really been part
of
>> >>> the
>> >>> OOo community until I heard it has been accepted into the incubator
(I
>> >>> been
>> >>> lurking on the general list, [stuck around after another project I've
>> been
>> >>> following got accepted into the incubator]), I'm quite interested in
>> >>> helping
>> >>> this project in anyway shape or form that my skill set is able to do
so
>> >>> (time is also key factor). I do not have much in the way of development
>> >>> skill set, my primary background is in customer service, with a little
>> bit
>> >>> of qa testing and a bit of linux server administration.
>> >>>
>> >>> Anyhow, I mostly wanted to introduce myself and welcome the project
>> [Yea,
>> >>> I
>> >>> know it a bit on the late side.. I'm more of a lurker]. I've been
>> reading
>> >>> a
>> >>> few of the discussion threads so far, very pleased with the way things
>> are
>> >>> heading at this time.
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks for reading, please let me know if I can help in shape or form
>> at
>> >>> this stage.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >> Hi Matt,
>> >>
>> >> If you have seen some of the threads you should know that we do what we
>> >> can.  Pick an item that needs doing and do it.  The idea is to lead by
>> >> doing.  You know your skill set better than anyone here ever would.
>> >>
>> >> Welcome to the group.
>> >>
>> >> Andy
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > --Matt
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> --Matt
>

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