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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hello again (from another one)
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2011 23:24:06 GMT
2011/10/31 Wolfram Garten <wolframgarten@googlemail.com>:
> Hi Xia, (and all the others)
> since I am in the "silent reading mode" here on this and other other
> boards for some days now I'd like to use this chance to offer some help
> for the QA and introduce myself a little bit.
> My name ins Wolfram Garten, I used to work for the QA of
> OracleOpenOffice/OpenOffice here in Hamburg. You may know me as
> wg(@)openoffice.org. Draw and Impress were my areas of interest,
> including the manual and automated testing for these aplications.

Hi Wolfram -- welcome to the new incarnation of OpenOffice !

> As I read through the Apache page I found two pages dealing a little bit
> closer with the QA stuff:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Build-QA-Plan
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Site-QA-Plan
> Sadly a lot of stuff in the old OOo pages has gone off the wire, like
> all the knowledge that Quaste used to host.
> Nevertheless I would like to see the QA come to life again in the new
> Apache home. So, if there is something I can help with I will try.

As you have probably noticed, those pages do not have a lot of detail
yet.  If you have any insights on what should be done, please add to
the wiki.  (Anyone can create a login and edit the wiki).  Or start a
new thread.  We certainly need to organize the QA effort since we're
are close to having builds to test.

> And yes: I would prefer public builds, too. Since all that "building a
> version on my own" seems more like witchcraft to me ;-)
> It may not work every day but at least I'm trying to have a look in here
> every day.

Exactly.

Long-term we have a build bot that automatically builds. Testers can
then download a daily build and work with that.  But we don't have
that yet.  We need a volunteer to set that up.

Near-term we will need to rely on developers  to make builds available
for others to test.  But I don't know where we would put these builds.


-Rob

> Thanks for reading,
> regards,
>
> Wolfram
>
>
> Am 31.10.2011 09:14, schrieb Xia Zhao:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I introduced myself several weeks ago but seems the information is too
>> simple. Let me introduce myself again..
>>
>> My name is Lily Zhao,in the paste four years I worked as IBM Lotus
>> Symphony as QA Lead. And have used OpenOffice for more than five years. In
>> ApacheOpenOffice, I am planning to build the QA process and contribute to
>> ApacheOpenOffice 3.4, 4.0 QA plan and testing. Currently I have some
>> questions want to clarify:
>> 1. I get OO 3.4 contents in below site, is it correct place?
>> http://development.openoffice.org/releases/
>> http://development.openoffice.org/releases/3.4beta.html
>>
>> 2. Where I can get the old OO automation test suites?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Lily Zhao(赵遐)
>> QE Lead, Symphony
>> Email:zhaoxia@cn.ibm.com
>> Tel: 8610-82452706  Tieline: 9052706
>> IBM China Software Development Lab
>>
>> *****If you are not part of solution, you are part of problem*****
>
>

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