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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <>
Subject Re: Apache OO General Questions
Date Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:26:12 GMT
On 10/13/2012 07:07 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 6:48 PM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
> <> wrote:
>> Couple of questions:
>> (Q) it was stated to me at one time that integrating changes between AOO and
>> LO would not be overly complicated (bad memory, but maybe it was Tom Davis
>> referencing the fact that Symphony was kept in sync with OOo). Are any
>> changes integrated between AOO and LO (in either direction) at this time? I
>> have been asked this question specifically (as it related to the code
>> clean-up effort in LO), and I generally say "I don't know, but I don't think
>> so".
> I've seen a couple of examples of:
> 1) A contributor contributing the same code (or similar code) to both
> AOO and LO.
> 2) LO taking a patch from AOO and integrating it into LO.
> I've also heard that LO is "rebasing" on AOO code in order to switch
> their license to MPLv3..  But I have not been able to figure out what
> this actually means and whether or not it involves source code.
> But it is probably safe to say that there is no widespread sharing of
> code between the two projects.  I have hopes that this will change in
> the near future.

Thanks Rob. I had seen no specific evidence that there was wide-spread 
sharing, but figured that I was perhaps sufficiently not in the know.

> -Rob
>> (Q) AOO lists use addresses such as and
>> Assuming that AOO is taken from incubator
>> status, will incubator be dropped from the list names and will current
>> subscribers be ported to the new list?
> The addresses will map like this:
> ===>
> There is a list of other migration tasks here:
> I don't know if it will be necessary to resubscribe or not. But even
> if the subscription information is preserved, subscribers who use
> filters and rules in their mail client will need to update them.
> We should probably start a wiki page for migration-related
> information, so we can keep project members and observers up to date.
> -Rob
>> --
>> Andrew Pitonyak
>> My Macro Document:
>> Info:

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