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From Roberto Galoppini <>
Subject Re: [ApacheCon] BoF session on AOO community
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:19:52 GMT
On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:29 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts <>wrote:

> Roberto,
> On 12-10-31, at 15:14 , Roberto Galoppini <> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Andrea Pescetti <>
> wrote:
> >> On 29/10/2012 Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> >>>
> >>> A more diverse and sustainable project. For example, until few years
> >>> ago having OOo integrated or at least able to interoperate with SAP
> >>> was a distinct dream, is there any chance we can have the right SAP
> >>> people to attend the AOO BoF, and discuss about this?
> >>
> >>
> >> This would be quite interesting too. I don't have any contacts, but it
> would
> >> be good to have SAP people there and, in general, devote a part of the
> >> session to exploring how OpenOffice can interoperate with other
> solutions
> >> (or what the OpenOffice community can do to allow others to be able to
> >> integrate with OpenOffice more easily), so not only the community in a
> >> strict sense but the ecosystem around it too.
> >
> > I have sent an email to my open source contacts at SAP, maybe other
> > Apache members might have contacts too.
> >
> I have my old friend from Sun, Erwin T., as well as others through him,
> and then some outside of open source. We've had discussions with SAP
> before—but that was prior-moulting, when we were still Oracles.

I've dropped a couple of emails, but it's All Saints in Germany and it
would be unlikely to hear back before Monday.

> Having been in the OOo migrations' business for some years, I firmly
> > believe we should try hard to reduce the SI integration gap.
> Absolutely. Totally agree. Huzza. So let's. Can we perhaps formalize this
> in a wiki of Things That Are Important or At Least Worth It?

We might do that, but a survey could probably do a better job in this
respect, though. While actually for things like SAP we've heard that so
many times from medium-large companies that likely we do not need to ask.


> Louis
> >
> > Roberto
> >
> >> Regards,
> >>  Andrea.

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