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From drew jensen <>
Subject Re: Symphony contribution logistics
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:50:58 GMT
On Tue, 2012-04-24 at 10:32 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> Wearing my IBM hat for a minute...
> We're putting the final touches on our Symphony contribution.   The
> contribution will look something like this:
> 1) A source tree
> 2) An SGA that covers IBM intellectual property in that source tree
> 3) A set of binary install images, for the convenience of project
> members wishing to review this contribution
> 4) Some written material that describes in detail the enhancements
> made in Symphony compared to OpenOffice.
> The source tree is comparable in size to OpenOffice, so it will not be
> possible for us to just check it in without interfering with Apache
> SVN mirroring.  So I'm proposing that we (IBM) will make a local SVN
> repository, check the code into there, and then generate a dumpfile
> from SVN that we can share with Infra, and which they can schedule for
> import.
> I propose that we put this tree here:
> Once we've made the contribution, and once the community has had the
> opportunity to review what is there, we can then have a discussion on
> how we can make best use of this contribution to advance the project.
> Does this sound right?  

> Any concerns?

Yeah, a few - but I'll wait for the release to happen first.


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