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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: I'm a new volunteer and want to get involved
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2018 21:15:56 GMT

Forwarding to Bhavay who is not subscribed.

On 10/8/2018 5:09 PM, Peter Kovacs wrote:
> Welcome Bhavay Anand,
>
> I see you have requested Wiki access. Awesome. We are happy for
> everyone who volunteers. I hope I can read from you in future. :)
>
> OpenOffice is a bit hard to get into. If you bring some determination
> towards the project, we will have fun together.
>
> We do recommend to try to build OpenOffice from source as a first
> start for everyone who wants to code. You will need it and our build
> process is still 20 years old.
>
> We are working on modernization of course, but it is hard work, and
> progress is slow.
>
> We have guides that help you a bit
>
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO
>
> and
>
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO/Step_by_step
>
>
>
> An overview what is currently going on you find here.
>
> https://trello.com/b/KxedeWKD/openoffice-program-status-board
>
> (In the Market place section I try to sort and collect some issues
> that got my attention. Maybe a starting point. For coders)
>
>
> Don't hesitate to ask questions or to give live signs from time to
> time. Helps to see what is going on and is more fun if we can talk a
> little bit to right?
>
> I hope this helps you to get a start. On Development mailing list our
> main topics discussions are running. I recommend in subscribing there,
> and if possible to talk there. If you feel to impressed then write to
> the recruitment list. We help you out the best we can.
>
> All the best
>
> Peter
>
> On 10/8/18 8:57 PM, Bhavay Anand wrote:
>> Hi! Apache community, My name is Bhavay Anand. I'm a computer science
>> undergrad living in Delhi, India. I had always wanted to be a part of an
>> open source organization but never get to know how to start doing
>> meaningful contributions to project. I'm familiar to open source
>> platforms
>> like Github and software like git, mercurial. I'm interested in writing
>> code for core OpenOffice software, hunting bugs, writing tests.
>>



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