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From Wolf Halton <wolf.hal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: And idea for OOo
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 01:57:20 GMT
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Apr 3, 2012, at 6:20 AM, RGB ES wrote:
>
> > El día 3 de abril de 2012 15:03, Wolf Halton <wolf.halton@gmail.com>
> escribió:
> >> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Cody Miller <codymiller1996@live.com
> >wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I have a really great idea for the OpenOffice Community. Almost every
> >>> Office Suite has its own storage house (cloud drive) nowadays, and I
> was
> >>> thinking that OOo should have its own too. But I was also thinking
> that not
> >>> only could you retrieve your documents, but even edit them while your
> in
> >>> the storage as well. That way, you could take and edit your documents
> >>> wherever you are. This would be a huge step for the OOo community, and
> it
> >>> may increase our popularity if accomplished. And if the popularity
> >>> increase, that will mean more developers where be really to help
> worldwide.
> >>> Please take my idea into consideration.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> Cmiller
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi Cody,
> >>
> >> I like the idea of web-based open-office editing and of cloud storage
> for
> >> openoffice.  Rob had a good point that there are hard costs involved
> with
> >> web-based clouds of our own, but there is no reason that we cannot do a
> >> feasibility study of the idea.  Knowing "the cost" is more powerful than
> >> merely knowing there is "a cost." (IMHO)
> >>
> >> Wolf
> >>
> >> --
> >> This Apt Has Super Cow Powers - http://sourcefreedom.com
> >> Advancing Libraries Together - http://LYRASIS.org
> >
> > There is an open source project called OwnCloud aimed to provide cloud
> services:
> >
> > http://owncloud.org/
> >
> > No idea how it works, though: I just read about it on planetKDE...
>
> The following was just announced:
>
>
> http://www.citrix.com/English/NE/news/news.asp?newsID=2323072&ntref=hp_promo_apache
>
> Citrix project -> Apache Incubator!
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
> >
> > Ricardo
>
>
This is interesting news! I read a short piece about them changing the
license of their opensource cloud, but this is good news for the
feasibility of an openoffice extension to our own cloud.

-Wolf

-- 
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