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From The SC Postmaster <postmas...@spinellicreations.com>
Subject Re: openoffice at apache.org
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 16:47:08 GMT
... 
http://www.cloudave.com/13293/oracle-donates-openoffice-org-to-apache-a-quick-analysis/

oh - now it all makes sense.

good luck with the anti-gpl crowd.  if apache (httpd) weren't so good, 
i'd start flaming with all possible flamage.

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On 03/20/2012 12:38 PM, The SC Postmaster wrote:
> I just don't understand why --yet another-- open office distribution?
>
> Or am I wrong?  I am assuming "Apache Open Office" will be another 
> spin of Open Office dot Org office suite.  It's already been forked to 
> Libre Office, which has been adopted by Red Hat and Canonical as their 
> defacto office suites, and it's gaining ground.
>
> I'm not sure what happened, but somebody at Oracle pissed off the rest 
> of the Linux / Open Source community, and now there's a pissing match 
> going on... just trying to understand if Apache's distribution will be 
> yet another fork / spin, or if it's a direct mirror of Open Office dot 
> Org.
>
> ... which, if it is a direct mirror, then why even bother?  They 
> already have their own mirror structure?
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> On 03/20/2012 12:11 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>> That is likely if our mirrors can carry the
>> traffic ourselves. Keep in mind the timeframe
>> for the next OpenOffice release is perhaps
>> within the next 1-3 months depending on
>> resolution of remaining release-blocking issues.
>>
>>
>>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     *From:* Manuel Delgado <manuel.delgado@ucr.ac.cr>
>>     *To:* mirrors@apache.org
>>     *Sent:* Tuesday, March 20, 2012 10:36 AM
>>     *Subject:* Re: openoffice at apache.org
>>
>>     No problem for mirrors.ucr.ac.cr <http://mirrors.ucr.ac.cr>
>>     (Costa Rica)
>>
>>     But I've a question, since we already are an OOo mirror
>>     (http://mirrors.ucr.ac.cr/openoffice.org/), will this be removed
>>     and completely migrated to Apache's branch or will it need to be
>>     kept somehow?
>>
>>     Regards,
>>     Manuel Delgado
>>
>>     -----------------------------------------------------------
>>     *Usuario Linux* /#520940 <http://counter.li.org/>/
>>
>>     Bach. Computación e Informática
>>     Universidad de Costa Rica
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Henk P. Penning <penning@uu.nl
>>     <mailto:penning@uu.nl>> wrote:
>>
>>         Hi Apache Mirrors,
>>
>>          In june 2011 "openoffice" was established as an ASF Project.
>>          Since then, many parts of openoffice.org
>>         <http://openoffice.org> have moved to the
>>         apache.org <http://apache.org> (ASF) infrastructure. It is
>>         now time to think
>>          about releasing "Apache OpenOffice".
>>
>>          One of the options for distributing Apache OpenOffice is to
>>          put it on the apache mirrors, like all other Apache projects.
>>
>>          Impact on mirrors :
>>
>>          -- Space : disk space would go from (currently 40GB) to
>>         80-100 GB.
>>          -- Bandwidth : will go up a lot ; maybe 100-500 times more.
>>
>>          We realise that this can be a problem for some mirrors.
>>
>>          -- We think that disk-space isn't a big problem,
>>             but tell us if it is.
>>
>>          -- We think that bandwidth can be a problem
>>               ... except when you already have an openoffice.org
>>         <http://openoffice.org> mirror,
>>               or  when you already mirror lots of other (big) projects.
>>
>>          If releasing "Apache OpenOffice" on Apache mirrors is a problem
>>          for you, please let us know.
>>
>>          -- Remember that nothing is decided yet ; at the moment, we are
>>             investigating possibilities.
>>
>>          Thanks, regards,
>>
>>          Henk Penning -- apache.org <http://apache.org> infrastructure
>>
>>         ---------------------------------------------------------   _
>>         Henk P. Penning, ICT-beta              R Uithof WISK-412  _/ \_
>>         Faculty of Science, Utrecht University T +31 30 253 4106 / \_/ \
>>         Budapestlaan 6, 3584CD Utrecht, NL     F +31 30 253 4553 \_/ \_/
>>         http://people.cs.uu.nl/henkp/          M penning@uu.nl
>>         <mailto:penning@uu.nl>     \_/
>>
>>
>>
>>

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