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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lsuarezpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: BSDCan (was Re: OpenOffice.org meetup in Holland)
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:50:11 GMT
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.

The point is that many many large groups of people are wondering about
the future of AOO.

-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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