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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <>
Subject Re: After AOO 3.4, attracting new contributors
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 08:59:49 GMT

On 23.03.2012 08:31, J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
> On 3/22/12 7:18 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
>> On 03/22/12 11:09, Herbert Duerr wrote:
>>>>> As a quick note, I'd *love* to dive in and start doing some
>>>>> coding on AOOo; it's just that I've no idea where in the
>>>>> heck to start... :)
>>> Additionally to what Pedro said I'd like to point to our Bugzilla at
>>> which is a fountain of inspiration.
>>> E.g. shows all the ideas with more than five
>>> votes. The potential to use the same tool for tracking bugs,
>>> enhancement and feature ideas indicates the the name Bugzilla is too
>>> narrow and thus the old project to be called Issuezilla.
>>> Herbert
>> Hmm...
>> Jim is an expert in serf, I suppose ;), so the webdav issues in
>> Bugzilla would be indeed be a good starting point for him ;-).
> excellent, that would be a perfect start to review the new UCP code and provide
> feedback or better improvements.
> This would be a good opportunity to understand the concept behind our Universal
> Content Broker (UCB) and the Universal Content Providers (UCP). The WebDAV UCP
> (including http) which is based on serf now and can be used as a start to create
> a new CMIS UCP.
> I volunteer to support Jim where I can and I am sure Oliver and Andre will do it
> as well.
> Having a native CMIS implementation would be better than one based on Chemistry.
> But that is a detail only. The are enough things to cover starting to define a
> usable Url schema (e.g.
> cmis://<servername>/<whatever-entry>/<directory>/<documentname>[?<param>=<value>...]
> ...
> The advantage of a CMIS UCP is obvious and it would allow us the interaction
> with many other software systems supporting this standard.

Cool, an expert in serf.

Yes please, have a review of our serf integration in /main/ucb/source/ucp/webdav/

All comments/remarks/patches/critics/... are welcome.

Best regards, Oliver.

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