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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Shout Out for our Mentors!
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 21:39:41 GMT
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:32 PM, Donald Harbison <>wrote:

> 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. :))

+1 !!!


"Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
 And life has a funny way of helping you out
 Helping you out."
                            -- "Ironic", Alanis Morissette

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