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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] ODF Plugfest, September 2015 (was RE: [NOMINATION] Dennis Hamilton ... )
Date Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:53:05 GMT
On Saturday, August 1, 2015, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:

> On 01/08/2015 Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>
>> I think if we create a portfolio of tests and a few slides on the
>> status of AOO by mid-September, anyone could be present as an AOO
>> participant.
>>
>
> So in terms of tests we would need, for example, ODF documents exported by
> Google Docs (or IBM Docs, or whatever claims to produce ODF) that do not
> render as expected in OpenOffice? I assume this "interoperability" (seeing
> the type of event) is meant exclusively in ODF format, right? I.e., nothing
> related to OOXML for example.
>
> I do not have the means to travel to The Netherlands for this event.
>>
>
> Well, the project does have funds to spend on events and they have to be
> spent, so funding is only a matter of a discussion/vote/consensus here.
> Don't worry about this.


We used to have a rule of 250eur if I remember right, travelling from US is
likely to be 1000+



>
> I am willing to go, although it would be valuable to at least have
>> someone more technically involved around interoperability testing.  I
>> don't think it is necessary to have someone be an official
>>
>
> Sure, any properly skilled contributor can do. Is there a limit on the
> number of attendees? You could also be 2 people, Amsterdam is easily
> reachable by anyone in Europe.
>
> I find this to be an interesting event, especially as I am preparing an
> ApacheCon talk somewhat related to this; but it overlaps with another event
> and I won't be able to attend.
>
> I trust Roberto will continue to participate on the calls
>>
>
> I haven't understood if Roberto is going to attend too, but a stronger
> presence at technical and non-technical events can only be beneficial.

+1

rgds
jan i

>
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
>
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