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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: Special Thanks to Andrew Rist
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 21:17:01 GMT

Rob Weir wrote:
> As we celebrate the release of Apache OpenOffice 3.4, I want to just
> take moment to recognize one project member who has been very busy,
> but also very quiet.
> The transition from Oracle to Apache did not end with Oracle
> submitting an SGA.  That was just the beginning.  From coordinating
> domain name transfers, to helping transition the many legacy online
> services, to handling administrative requests on legacy servers, to
> updating license info in source files, and on and on, including stuff
> I probably don't even know about.  Oh, yes, and then he somehow found
> time to get the buildbots running.
> So thanks, Andrew, for your steady work on transitioning the project
> to Apache, and thanks as well to Oracle for making your efforts
> possible.
> Regards,

+1 From me.
Note: Andrew was my colleague during my stint at Oracle. I liked working with him and appreciated
his real interest in OOo, the ODF, and the project. I'm grateful he has helped so much to
plant the project here.

Thanks, Andrew.

> -Rob

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