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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Did we ever reach consensus on support for Windows 2000
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 22:46:05 GMT
Am 10/02/2012 12:33 AM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Marcus (OOo)<>  wrote:
>> 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?
> Nothing is urgent right now, so it is an ideal time to do this.  When
> we are ready for the next release there will be many urgent items to
> attend to, making it easy to miss this.
> In any case, I just made the changes.  It took 4 minutes to edit,
> check-in, verify on staging and publish the HTML files.  I think it
> took longer to write this note.

Sure, also this is a possibility. JFDI, right? ;-)


>> 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
>>> <>   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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