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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lsuarezpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ODF Plugfest in Gouda, NL (17th+18th Nov. 2011)
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:52:55 GMT
Unfortunately, I shall not be able to go. My loss.

Louis



On 11 November 2011 04:33, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
<orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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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