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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Did we ever reach consensus on support for Windows 2000
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:46:22 GMT
Am 10/01/2012 01:32 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> A response to this thread in general.
>
> Why has no action been taken on this yet?
>
> I'm not trying to blame or accuse anyone, but I would like to figure
> out why nothing has happened here yet.  This is one example of several
> where issues seem to be discussed at length, but nothing ever happens.
>
> 1) Does someone want to fix this but does not feel empowered to do so?
>   For example, is someone uncertain whether there is consensus, or is
> concerned that if they do act that someone won't like it?
>
> 2) Does someone want to fix this but does not know how to do this from
> a technical perspective, i.e., how to use the Apache CMS?
>
> 3) Does someone want to fix this but does not think that they have
> sufficient permissions to do this?

4) Is there a (urgent) need to do the changes now or do we want to wait 
for the next release to give a little sentence in the announcement?

Hm, I thought we wanted to wait. But I could be wrong.

Marcus



> If someone wants to fix the website, but feels blocked by one of the
> above, please speak up, either on the list, or privately.  IMHO none
> of the above should be an issue.  We have techniques like "lazy
> consensus" that can be used to see whether there is objection to a
> given way forward.  And the Apache CMS is open for everyone to use,
> whether or not you are a committer.
>
> Regards,
>
> -Rob
>
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Keith N. McKenna
> <keith.mckenna@comcast.net>  wrote:
>> Greetings All;
>>
>> I was going through FAQ's and other pages on the AOO (incubating) site and
>> noticed that many still are showing that we support Windows 2000 as a
>> baseline operating system. I though I remembered some discussions a while
>> back on this list around that subject and thought we had decided that we
>> would no longer do that due to lack of testing resources.
>>
>> I went back through the archives and did find a number of threads but they
>> never seemed to reach a definite conclusion. I we are going to continue to
>> support it all well and good, but if we cannot then all FAQ's and other
>> documentation on the site should change to reflect that.
>>
>> Regards
>> Keith

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