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From Andre Fischer ...@a-w-f.de>
Subject Re: Shout Out for our Mentors!
Date Thu, 10 May 2012 08:10:57 GMT
On 10.05.2012 00:26, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> I wouldn't make too much fuss over what the mentors did.
> Yes this project had a very good pool compared to what most
> incubating projects have to deal with, but the public accolades
> surrounding the successful release belong to the committers
> and the supporting community on this project.  Most of our time
> as mentors was focusedon social/legal issues,

As I had a small insight into the legal problems (with removing the 
category-X licensed code and such; not much fun) this makes the mentors 
contribution even more important.

Thank you,

Andre

not technical issues.
> Just keepingthings moving along was not all that difficult, most
> of the time ;-).
>
>
> You've exceeded our expectations to get to this point so quickly,
>
> and I look forward to reviewing your processes towards graduation.
>
> Good luck!
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: imacat<imacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw>
>> To: Apache OpenOffice Developers<ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org>
>> Cc:
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 6:19 PM
>> Subject: Re: Shout Out for our Mentors!
>>
>> A big thank you from me, too. ^_*'
>>
>> On 2012/05/10 05:50, Marcus (OOo) said:
>>>   A big +1.
>>>
>>>   I'm sure that it's sometimes not that easy  to manage all this
>> people. ;-)
>>>
>>>   Thanks
>>>
>>>   Marcus
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>   Am 05/09/2012 09:32 PM, schrieb Donald Harbison:
>>>>   While we're in the honeymoon period following our successful launch
>> of
>>>>   Apache OpenOffice 3.4, I want to give a special SHOUT OUT! to our
>>>>   mentors.
>>>>   We wouldn't be here at this point in the project's development
>> without
>>>>   your
>>>>   help and counsel. You agreed to take this podling on as huge and
>>>>   gnarly as
>>>>   you knew it would be. OpenOffice is the largest end user-facing
>>>>   project in
>>>>   the history of ASF. Nobody blinked. Your support has been stalwart and
>>>>   steadfast. Lastly, your confidence in us, that we would eventually get
>>>>   most
>>>>   of it right, even if we messed up some things, was most appreciated.
>> It's
>>>>   been a challenge for you, but I trust you are finding it rewarding as
>> we
>>>>   pass this first major milestone of a successful Apache Release, and
>> look
>>>>   forward to building the most successful end user productivity software
>>>>   suite in the history of Apache, for the public good, of course!
>>>>
>>>>   Thank You!...and you know who you are, so I'm not naming names. :))
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> imacat ^_*'<imacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw>
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