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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: FOSDEM 2019 Booth Request for OpenOffice
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:52:07 GMT
On 10/23/2018 4:21 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> 
> Am 17.10.18 um 07:36 schrieb Peter Kovacs:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I do not find my last approach. So Lets start a new run.
>>
>> I rewrote the argumentation to maybe now better Ideas. Please help to
>> finish this.
>>
>> So the draft looks currently like this:
> 
> After 6 days I think we can assume lazy consensus on this...
> 
> Regards,
> 
>    Matthias
> 
>>
>>
>>   Project Name
>>
>> Apache OpenOffice
>>
>>
>>   Description of project(s) for publication:
>>
>> Apache OpenOffice™ is the free and open productivity suite from the
>> Apache Software Foundation <https://www.apache.org/>.
>>
>> Apache OpenOffice <https://www.openoffice.org/> features six personal
>> productivity applications: a word processor (and its web-authoring
>> component), spreadsheet, presentation graphics, drawing, equation
>> editor, and database. OpenOffice is released on Windows, Linux and
>> macOS, with more communities joining, including ports for FreeBSD and
>> OS/2. OpenOffice is localized, supporting over 110 languages worldwide.
>>
>> OpenOffice.org was donated
>> <http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/statements-on-openofficeorg-contribution-to-apache-nasdaq-orcl-1521400.htm>
>> to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) on June 1, 2011. As with any
>> code base brought to the ASF, OpenOffice.org underwent incubation before
>> graduating
>> <https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/openoffice_graduates_from_the_apache>
>> to a top-level project on 2012-10-17.
>>
>>
>>   Why does it fit FOSDEM?
>>
>> The Apache OpenOffice™ Project is one of view Projects that have fame
>> beyond the OpenSource movement. With an average download over 1.9
>> million copies per month and a peak download after release of
>> 3.244.447.We are a popular project in user space.
>>
>> We would like to show of the latest progress of our Software, by show
>> the latest stable and unstable versions. We would like to have some
>> Discussions with visitors about the Future of OpenOffice, how it could
>> evolve.
>>
>> We were not as present on FOSDEM in the Last years, sharing our Booth
>> with the Apache Foundation. We would like to stand out this year again
>> in order to start some discussions.
>>
>> We require one table for our representation of the Project.
>>
>>
> 
Absolutely. Go ahead and submit the request and lets hope that ot is
successful. The project has a long history at Fosdem and we should keep
it going.

Regards
Keith


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