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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft blog post on FreeBSD port of AOO
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:15:59 GMT
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
> 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:
>>
>>
>> https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=apache_openoffice_has_been_ported
>
> 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) OpenOffice.org --> legacy OpenOffice.org
>
> 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
> efforts
> in a common mailing list: office@FreeBSD.org.
>
> 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
> migrated".
>

OK.  I made those changes on the draft.

One thing that is not clear to me is the reference to the "dynamic
liner issue".  Would it be worth linking to a bug report or something
to explain what this was?

-Rob


>
>> Maybe we could get photographs of Maho and Pedro as well?
>
>
> Maybe just Maho's since he is the one signing ;).
>
>
> cheers,
>
> Pedro.

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