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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Is any one here familiar with OpenOffice?
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2012 21:15:50 GMT
Hi,

On 12.03.2012 14:33, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 12.03.2012 13:50, Rob Weir wrote:
>> I jest,of course.
>>
>> But seriously, there are some claiming that "all" of the
>> OpenOffice.org project went over to LibreOffice and that the Apache
>> has zero experience with this code base. I know this sounds crazy,
>> but how can we best refute that statement?
>>
>> Here's my idea: Respond to this note and tell me how many years
>> experience you have working with OpenOffice. This could be in any
>> capacity, as a coder, tester, documentation, marketing, forum
>> volunteer, whatever. Please count relevant work with related
>> projects, such as Symphony, BSD ports, OOo4Kids, ODF, etc. as well.
>> How many years were you doing this before the project came to Apache?
>>
>> If I get a good number of responses I'll put together an infographic on this.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -Rob
>
> my experience on Apache OpenOffice (former OpenOffice.org)
> - core developer since 2002 working full-time on the project.
> - attending former OpenOffice.org conferences (OOoCon) as a speaker since 2006.
> - Co-Lead of former sw.openoffice.org since 2009.
>

forgot to mention:
- since 2006 member of the OASIS ODF TC in order to drive ODF in its 
standardization process.

Best regards, Oliver.

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