Hi Louis, Charles, all, This email is my official resignation as the Catalan NLC Leader. My position as a member of another foundation makes my two roles incompatible. From now, I claim no official representation of any kind regarding the OpenOffice.org project.
I have been involved in this project for almost 10 years, when Sun and Softcatalà started a collaboration to translate OpenOffice.org into Catalan in the very beginning of the project, a few months ago before the release of the version 1.0. That makes me one of veterans of the project, but fortunately I was only 21 years old then, so now I am still, I hope, a bit young. Thanks to this project I have met some of the smartest and nicest people I have met in my whole life, and this is something I will never forget. In my memories there will always be moments like being awake all night trying to compile OOo 1.0 in a very old Solaris Sparc "pizza box", the presentation of the first version of OOo in Catalan, arriving alone in Lyon without knowing anyone and meeting a lot of interesting people, the organization of the OpenOffice.org Conference 2007 in Barcelona, or that crazy trip to China, something that was beyond my wildest dreams. Of course, they have also been some bad and uncomfortable moments and strong discussions, but I am sure those will be forget those very quickly. I would like to propose Jordi Mas, who did an outstanding job co-organizing the OpenOffice.org Conference 2008, and is a well known hacker of the FOSS community, to take the role as the new Catalan NLC project leader. This is one of those cases where the replacement is better than the original, so I am sure the Catalan community, thanks to him, will be even more stronger and productive than it is now. I just one to thank some people before I say goodbye. First of all, and most important, I would like to thank Sun Microsystems to trust a 21 years student of Cinema to lead the translation and engineering of the Catalan version almost 10 years ago. I wouldn't be here without them. They have all my respect and gratitude. I would also like to thank all the Oracle employers and, with special gratitude, Louis Suárez-Potts, Rafaella Braconi and Nils Fuhrmann. I will continue to support the OpenOffice.org project in my personal life and I wish you all the best. Sincerely, Jesús Corrius i Llavina Former OpenOffice.org Catalan NLC Project Leader. --------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@native-lang.openoffice.org For additional commands, e-mail: dev-h...@native-lang.openoffice.org