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From Peter Kovacs <legi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: I want to support OO development
Date Sun, 11 Sep 2016 15:18:44 GMT
sure. One step after another.

Thanks the welcome :-)

On 11.09.2016 16:49, JZA wrote:
> Bare in mind most of AOO is based on C++ code. So this would be most 
> of the actual development time. There are many bugs that have been 
> documentated, so before squashing them, you should read the wiki and 
> also consult the list for possible outdated documentation. This is one 
> of the biggest hurdles to get really into AOO.
>
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 7:36 AM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org 
> <mailto:pats@acm.org>> wrote:
>
>     Welcome aboard!
>
>     On 9/11/2016 3:40 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote:
>
>         Hello Open Office Dev Community,
>
>         Dennis E. Hamilton forwarded my message to this list. Thank
>         you for this
>         activity. I was in the opinion that I have no time and
>         therefore can not
>         join the list or help.
>         However OpenOffice devlopment is on my mind for a complete
>         week now. So
>         I decided I free up time and will focus on developing for
>         Apache Open
>         Office.
>         The activity of freeing up time is not that easy, and I am
>         still working
>         on it. So for starters I will use 4h per week for OO trying to
>         move up
>         to 8h.
>         However I have to solve some other topics for this.
>
>
>     Whatever time you can spend will be useful and valued.
>
>     ...
>
>         Long story short. I know
>         # a lot of languages badly
>         # a language that is itself a mess.
>         # how to development in crappy envoirments.
>
>         I value
>         # maintainability
>         # necessary documentation
>         # comments
>         # smart easy to use code.
>
>         I would privatly like to achieve to improve
>          #  build times
>          #  maintainability
>
>
>     In the long term, work on the build system would be extremely
>     valuable. That would make it easier to convert initial interest to
>     long term contributions.
>
>     In the short term, we are preparing release 4.1.3. We need to get
>     all the changes checked in. After than, the more building and
>     testing the better.
>
>     I made some changes recently to the step-by-step instructions for
>     Windows,
>     https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO/Step_by_step#Windows_7.2C_Windows_8.1
>     <https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO/Step_by_step#Windows_7.2C_Windows_8.1>.
>     They should be tested by building on a machine that has not
>     previously been used to build OpenOffice.
>
>     There is an ongoing activity that needs good user skills without
>     requiring immediate programming: Monitoring bug tracking at
>     https://bz.apache.org/ooo/. Each new bug report needs to be tested
>     to see if it reproduces. If there is insufficient information to
>     reproduce it, the bug report needs a comment saying so and
>     requesting additional information. If you can reproduce a bug you
>     can do as much analysis as you have time for.
>
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