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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Draft blog post on FreeBSD port of AOO
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:29:23 GMT
On 02/27/12 13:30, Rob Weir wrote:
> This is based on a draft from Maho, with some additional edits from
> me.  Please take a look and suggest improvements:
If Maho approves, I have some suggestions:

To the end of the first paragraph add " Maintaining this new port
in Apache source tree helps improve the overall portability of
the system and provides another valuable testing environment."

The second paragraph, may sound better "FreeBSD is a free operating 
system based on Berkeley's 4.4 BSD source release." Add a last sentence 
in that paragraph: "Since the origins of the Internet it has been known 
to break ftp performance records and power important sites like Yahoo, 
Hotmail and the ASF infrastructure."

change (old) --> legacy

Instead of MN and PG --> maho@ and pfg@

The FreeBSD team did not create fork. --> The FreeBSD team did not fork.

Perhaps add "In FreeBSD, OpenOffice and LibreOffice porters share their 
in a common mailing list:

The "Notably, Jung-uk Kim ..." line should be moved to the end of the 
"Historically," paragraph.

"Technically, porting is not difficult."  --> "Technically, porting has 
not been very difficult.".
After " ... linux and FreeBSD are very similar", I would add "MacOSX and 
FreeBSD also
share many similarities which have helped improve both ports."

I would put that paragraph before the "Since the OpenOffice project 

> Maybe we could get photographs of Maho and Pedro as well?

Maybe just Maho's since he is the one signing ;).



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