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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] IBM SGA/CCLA Submitted for Symphony Source Code Contribution
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 12:36:53 GMT
On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 3:26 AM, Yue Helen <> wrote:
> (We woke up,  ^o*)

I'm awake now as well ;-)

> Here you can find a document to describe what's inside this code
> contribution, by highlighting some additional features beyond what's in
> Apache OpenOffice 3.4. The feature list includes enhancements on
> performance, usability, functionality, interoperability, as well as
> globalization, accessibility and more.
> I hope the document can give you a general overview about the code to be
> contributed. I'm happy to answer questions on the features, and what's more
> important, I think, is for us to discuss how to best use it going forward
> for our future releases.

Looks good.

> We will let you know when the real contribution - "code" is uploaded in svn.

We had a discussion on "Symphony contribution logistics" last month,
where I proposed that the Symphony code would be checked into:


There were no objections to that proposal.

Jian Fang Zhang created a local Subversion tree, checked in the
Symphony source code, and created a dump file from that.  I've
downloaded and verified that dump file.  It looks good.

So I've created a JIRA issue for Infra asking for the dumpfile to be

Since this is a large dump it will probably be loaded during a
maintenance window rather than during normal business hours.  So we
may need to wait a few days.



> Helen
> 2012/5/16 Donald Harbison <>
>> A few minutes ago, I submitted the IBM Software Grant Agreement and
>> Corporate Contributor License Agreement for IBM Lotus Symphony
>> contribution. This action means infra can begin to prepare to receive the
>> 'Contribution" into svn when they're ready. We will be providing more
>> descriptive content to the list tomorrow when our China team wakes up. :)
>> This is just a short announcement to get the ball rolling.
>> We announced our plan to do this on July 15, 2011. The successful delivery
>> of Apache OpenOffice 3.4 has now made it possible to move forward.  We hope
>> the community will invest time and energy to study and understand this
>> contribution and help determine how best to use it going forward for the
>> benefit of the public good.
>> This ends the Symphony fork here with Apache OpenOffice.

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