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From Paulo de Souza Lima <>
Subject Re: Dealing with a large and diverse project - Native Languages and project teams
Date Sun, 20 May 2012 20:28:57 GMT
2012/5/20 Dennis E. Hamilton <>

> The extend of "bureacratic issues" will depend on the extent of support
> and acceptance you require.
> Without specific requests, there is no way of knowing what conditions the
> ASF and the Apache OpenOffice project might set.
> What do you require that constitutes "acceptance"?
> What do you require that is essential as "support"?
> With regard to mailing lists, there is a fairly simply process to create
> one. already has ooo-general-es, ooo-general-ja,
> ooo-progetto-it, ooo-users-de, ooo-users-fr, and ooo-utenti-it.
>  Contributors who arranged to set up and support those lists can answer
> your questions here on ooo-dev.  You can also communicate with -owner of
> those lists (e.g., ooo-utenti-it-owner  See this:
> <>.
> There is no PT or PT-BR (can they not be combined?) on the Apache
> OpenOffice Community Forums.  There are ways to accomplish that as well.  I
> don't know if that would be helpful to your community or not: <
>>.  Operators of the community forums
> are also found here on ooo-dev.

Hi8 Dennis

Just to be clear:

Do you need to fill a form when you decide to help a friend or someone
unknown? Most of people don't think they need. So, some of us will submit
their requests for contributors. Some will not. But they will continue
spread the " cause" and supporting enthusiastically AOO. They will need
support and acceptance.

This is one of the the subjective things Apache Foundation will need to
deal when working with a very popular software like AOO: The boundaries
exceed the technical environment. There's a whole and huge new world out

>  - Dennis

Paulo de Souza Lima
Curitiba - PR
Linux User #432358
Ubuntu User #28729

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