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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ipad application
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:06:09 GMT
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
> .
> .
> .
>
> >
> >> > This reminds me...do we want to add "rollapp" to the porting page?
> >> >
> >> >  https://www.rollapp.com/OpenOffice
> >> >
> >>
> >> Maybe "on request"?   I think we'll drive ourselves crazy if we try to
> >> track down every book on OpenOffice, ever OpenOffice consultant or
> >> even every software extensions or derivative of OpenOffice.  I tried
> >> to do this once, and look what it did to me:
> >>
> >> http://www.robweir.com/blog/2010/11/the-legacy-of-openoffice-org.html
> >>
> >
> > It seems to have made you a graphic historian! :) Not so bad actually.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> But if we set up an "on request" policy, then we just need to write up
> >> a page with some instructions on how companies can submit such
> >> listings.
> >
> >
> > OK. Take a look at:
> >
> >  http://www.openoffice.org/porting/
> >
> > What would you say about the "Ports and distributions available now"
> column?
> > Should either of these have been "by request"?
> >
>
> IMHO, these are all good.  We're bootstrapping.  But we might be able
> to reduce the future maintenance if we add a note to that page, before
> the listings, saying:
>
> "The following list of 3rd party ports and distributions is made
> available as a service to the community.  The Apache OpenOffice
> project does not officially endorse or maintain these packages.   If
> you have a port or distribution that you want to be listed here please
> send the details to our mailing list at: dev@openoffice.apache.org"
>

This looks good to me...maybe start a [PROPOSAL] Lazy Consensus for it?


>
> This also has the benefit of publicly affirming that we're open to
> adding other listings.  Of course, we always have been open to that.
> But it is good to state so explicitly, like we do with books and
> consultants.
>
> -Rob
>
> >
> > This will be easier to maintain than us trying to pull such
> >> information in.
> >>
>



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