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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice Credits?
Date Tue, 13 Mar 2012 21:26:08 GMT
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
>
> On 13 Mar 2012, at 21:18, Rob Weir wrote:
>
>> The "about" box in the dev snapshots says:
>>
>> "Apache OpenOffice acknowledges all community members, especially
>> those mentioned at http://www.openoffice.org/welcome/credits.html"
>>
>> But that page has not been updated.
>>
>> Was this page just manually updated, or do we generate it from some data file?
>>
>> What criteria do we use for inclusion?
>>
>> Do we want to make a page for "legacy" contributors and then have the
>> main page be for "current" ones?
>>
>> I'm not proposing any particular solution.  I'm just noting that the
>> current stale data probably pleases no few of us.
>
> Is the phrase still an appropriate thing to have there now the project is no longer controlled
by Sun? As I recall its original purpose was to ensure it was not just the Sun developers
who were acknowledged (the Sun logo was also prominently displayed).
>

Are you questioning the phrase "community members"?

-Rob

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