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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Status of migration of OOo domains?
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2011 22:45:17 GMT
see below...

On 10/13/2011 03:13 PM, floris v wrote:
> Op 14-10-2011 0:02, Kay Schenk schreef:
>> On 10/13/2011 12:31 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 11:57 AM, floris v wrote:
>>>> Please forgive my ignorance, but what's really the problem with
>>>> the Kenai templates and all that? If we can import the actual data
>>>> (which, I suppose, sits in a database) in some readable format,
>>>> isn't it possible to replace the Kenai stuff with Apache stuff?
>>>> There'd probably be only one html or php page with the Oracle and
>>>> Kenai logos on it and all pages in that section would be extracted
>>>> from the db and inserted in that template. Not such a big deal, or
>>>> so it seems. All that is needed is Apache logos and maybe some
>>>> other graphics and formatting like different fonts, dependent on
>>>> what goes with the Apache styles. What am I missing?
>>> You are missing nothing. Much of the OOo web code is in the AOOo svn
>>> repository already. Kenai has svn and there are scripts in our
>>> project svn to export.
>>> I am working on the wrapping. It is almost to the point where anyone
>>> can easily help and I'll update those instructions. Other plans seem
>>> to be coming together soon, in a matter of weeks.
>>> Shane is looking for a more immediate solution. He is asking if it is
>>> possible to change the existing site template hosted by Oracle at
>>> Kenai. This is not so easy, but we are looking to see if someone has
>>> that "foo" and will step forward.
>> HI floris v...
>> and mostly ditto on Dave's comments. We have NO intention of trying to
>> recreate kenai. The problem at the moment is no one, and I do think I
>> mean pretty much no one (well Andrew says he has access to "the
>> machine" but can he can fix the Oracle branding?), is even minding the
>> (now .com) store. That is, this site/project, was also
>> abandoned by Oracle just about the time it gave over OpenOffice to
>> Apache. Go to
>> to read what's there.
>> What this essentially means is there's a machine up complete with a
>> bunch of old kenai projects on it ( being one) and no
>> kenai master at hand.
>> Our best best, IMHO, is to just get the DNS (name transfer to Apache)
>> done as quickly as possible; do whatever we need to to get a skeleton
>> site up (Dave and I, but mostly Dave have been working toward this for
>> a bit); fix the DNS records to point to the new "actual
>> Apache machine", and get on with it.
>> Bottom line. We will NOT be using kenai templates, (and yes, we've
>> already got the relevant page "guts" if you will,) and we don't care
>> about them *now* except for all the Oracle branding that's there and
>> we can't fix. Andrew might be able to figure this out...I don't know.
>>> Regards, Dave
>>>> Peter Roelofsen aka floris v
> You mean to say: you can't find anybody at Oracle ready to give somebody
> at Apache ftp access to the Kenai servers to download all content.
> That's pretty awful.

Andrew Rist is our Oracle "go to" guy I believe. Yes, he has access to 
the machine (and hopefully all current content on the 
existing In any case, we have page content migrated (as 
of about Sept. 5th or so). i.e on an Apache machine and saved -- we just 
don't have a real site up yet.

As a specific point of observation, we need someone who can 
access/change areas that reside in the "root" area of the 
kenai instance.


I think according to the admin list at--

maybe Raphael could do this assuming he is an admin on the "live" site.


"There is no such thing as coincidence."
            -- Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Rule #39

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