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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: ODF Plugfest in Gouda, NL (17th+18th Nov. 2011)
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2011 09:33:33 GMT
Hi,

Thanks Rob for your feedback - it is welcome.

Anything else?

Is somebody else from our community attending?


Thanks and best regards, Oliver.

On 09.11.2011 13:49, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 7:14 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
> <orwittmann@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I want to let you know that I will attend the ODF Plugfest in Gouda, NL next
>> week [1], [2].
>>
>> As an active member of the OASIS ODF TC (since Dec. 2006) and a long-term
>> developer of OpenOffice.org (since July 2002) I was attending the ODF
>> Plugfest since it got started in 2009 - I have missed the one in Berlin in
>> July this year due to my vacation with my family.
>>
>> At the former events I have shared/discuss/present my view on the work at
>> the OASIS ODF TC and about the work which is going on in the OpenOffice.org
>> project regarding ODF. I also represented Sun/Oracle and its products around
>> ODF. See [3] for details.
>>
>> For the ODF Plugfest next week I am planning to give somehow a status update
>> of our Apache OpenOffice.org project (incubating) from my point of view.
>> Something like:
>> - developers are working on the code for an "IP cleared" milestone
>> - status of the migration as found at [4]
>> - ...
>>
>> Any objections to do so?
>>
>
> I think it is perfectly fine to share *facts* about the project and to
> encourage interested parties to join.  But we need to be careful about
> opinions and predictions.  You can have personal opinions, or even IBM
> opinions, but you have no officialAOOo project-authorized opinions or
> predictions unless it is discussed here first.
>
> I think everyone will want to know, "When will we see the first Apache
> release of OpenOffice?"  Everyone wants to know this.  I think we all
> have our opinions on this.  I personally think it will be in January.
> But this is not something that the project has explicitly agreed to as
> a goal.
>
>> Any further information which I can and should share on this event?
>> Here, I want to ask Dave and Don directly for input as they are/were in
>> Vancouver presenting/discussing our project ;-)
>>
>
> Maybe some mention also of the Apache ODF Toolkit, which is also under
> incubation:
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/odftoolkit/
>
>> Are there other project members attending the ODF Plugfest in Gouda?
>> If yes, it would be a great opportunity to get in touch personally as
>> members of the same project.
>>
>>
>> Best regards, Oliver.
>>
>>
>> [1] http://odfplugfest.org/2011-gouda/
>> [2] http://plugtest.opendocsociety.org/doku.php
>> [3]
>> http://plugtest.opendocsociety.org/doku.php?id=plugfests:200906_thehague:participants:oliver-rainer_wittmann
>> [4]
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/OpenOffice.org+Migration+Status
>>

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