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From David Paenson <>
Subject Re: [odfauthors-discuss] Getting Started with Apache OpenOffice 3.4?
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 06:46:56 GMT
Dear Jean,

I would be very interested indeed participating.

I have already written a 50 page introduction aimed especially at students
and book authors. Originally in German, but I have translated it into
English and started on a French translation. Available at:

I would be very happy if you could take a look at it. It's based on 4
years' teaching OpenOffice to all new students of our faculty for social
work here in Frankfurt - around 200 students per semester. Only a 3-hour
course per group though, so I have to limit myself to the absolute


On 15 February 2012 05:33, Jean Weber <> wrote:

> Is anyone interested in working on a "Getting Started with Apache
> OpenOffice 3.4" book and/or user guides for Writer or other
> components? Release notes are available [1], though possibly
> incomplete, and the software (developers' builds) is working, so it's
> probably not a waste of time to start updating books now. Some
> screenshots will have to wait, because the program installs as
> "ooo-dev", but most screenshots don't show the program name so that's
> not a big problem. I suggest using as the starting point the OOo3.3
> book -- or parts of the LO book if new features are also in there and
> already written about. (This means keeping the CC-BY/GPL license, not
> applying the Apache license.)
> [1]
> --Jean
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