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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: BSDCan (was Re: OpenOffice.org meetup in Holland)
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:52:17 GMT
On 2/14/12 2:50 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
> Hi.
>
>
> On 14 February 2012 03:19, Jürgen Schmidt<jogischmidt@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> On 2/14/12 6:00 AM, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
>>>
>>> Juergen, would you accept constructive critique?
>>
>> sure ;-)
>>
>>
>>   Given that your
>>>
>>> presentation effectively would be representing the work being done and
>>> to be done, it would be good to have clear, forceful language….  and
>>> last I heard, English as she is spoke is me native tongue. ;-)
>>
>> If the paper will be accepted (and I hope it will) I will give the
>> presentation in German. The last time I have presented at LinuxTag I start
>> in English and switched then to German because the audience preferred
>> German.
>>
>> Juergen
>
> Okay; thanks. I think that it would actually be useful to have your
> presentation, esp. if it includes or references technical details,
> available for others outside of LinuxTag.

I think the idea comes up already to prepare a presentation that can be 
translated and used at different events etc.

>
> The point is that many many large groups of people are wondering about
> the future of AOO.
sure, and we should work on a better communication. We have so many 
things to do ...

Juergen

>
> -louis
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Ciao
>>> Louis
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 13 February 2012 04:01, Jürgen Schmidt<jogischmidt@googlemail.com>
>>>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 2/11/12 6:34 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> +1
>>>>>
>>>>> I proposed a talk about AOO for the next BSDCan:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.bsdcan.org/2012/
>>>>>
>>>> I have proposed a paper for the LinuxTag in Berlin in May. It's under
>>>> review
>>>> and not yet accepted.
>>>>
>>>> Short abstract
>>>> "OpenOffice is the leading open source office productivity suite and 2011
>>>> was a challenging year for the OpenOffice project. The main sponsor
>>>> Oracle
>>>> announced to stop their investment in the project and they granted the
>>>> source code and the trademarks to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
>>>> The
>>>> presentation is intended to inform about the current status, the future
>>>> and
>>>> to clarify many wrong and misleading communication around the project."
>>>>
>>>> Future plans will be based on discussions here on the list and the
>>>> proposed
>>>> 4.0 features etc.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Juergen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I actually have to prepare another, more technical, talk
>>>>> for the same event so having a standard presentation
>>>>> template to start with would be good.
>>>>>
>>>>> Pedro.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --- Sab 11/2/12, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>      ha scritto:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm not sure it would help in this particular case, but we
>>>>>> should probably develop a standard project overview
>>>>>> presentation that we can keep up-to-date and translate.
>>>>>>   Cover the basics of what AOO is as a product, platforms,
>>>>>> languages, functionality, standards supported,
>>>>>> etc., then discuss Apache and AOO as a project, and then end
>>>>>> with future plans and an invitation to get involved.  If we
>>>>>> had such a 20 slide presentation, it would make it easier
>>>>>> for project members, and other interested parties, to help
>>>>>> spread the word at smaller events.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a standard Apache presentation template?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> -Rob
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> //drew
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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