Re: What rights are given in an SGA

2013-01-22 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Dave Fisher wrote: On Jan 21, 2013, at 6:49 PM, Rob Weir wrote: I volunteer to run a RAT scan on the trunk every two weeks and remove any IBM headers that are found there. So we'll never be more then two weeks behind. Yes, I think that allows for any committer to scratch an itch. OK, great

Re: How to make money with Apache OpenOffice (proposed blog post)

2013-01-22 Thread Wolf Halton
sorry for the top-posting. Android doesn't give me a lot of choice. My current employment is deploying opensource software for libraries, so I am profiting modestly from developers' work that I didn't pay for, exept when the company pays one or another of them as a contractor to solve an issue we

Re: Merging Lotus Symphony: Allegro moderato

2013-01-22 Thread Fabrizio Marchesano
The kind of post I would have liked to have written myself: brilliant, informative and entertaining as well. It brought to my memory the statement of the harpsichordist Wanda Lansdowska about Mozart's music: «Simplicity does not mean poverty, indigence and ignorance! [...] The works of Mozart are

publish-on-demand CDs?

2013-01-22 Thread Donald Whytock
Starting to see more requests for AOO CDs. Is there the equivalent of Lulu/CafePress for CDs/DVDs, such that they can be supplied with a current image and people purchase them at cost and get them mailed? Might reduce the whole sell-on-ebay thang and ensure that people can safely buy a

Re: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays

2013-01-22 Thread Donald Whytock
There was talk in the Talk of splitting the article, giving AOO its own page and putting the project, along with its drama recap, on its own. Maybe rather than an OO page, there can be a History of OO page? Though if there isn't an OO page it might start a redirect war... Don On Mon, Jan 21,

Re: publish-on-demand CDs?

2013-01-22 Thread Jürgen Schmidt
On 1/22/13 3:52 PM, Donald Whytock wrote: Starting to see more requests for AOO CDs. Is there the equivalent of Lulu/CafePress for CDs/DVDs, such that they can be supplied with a current image and people purchase them at cost and get them mailed? Might reduce the whole sell-on-ebay thang

Re: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays

2013-01-22 Thread Jürgen Schmidt
On 1/22/13 3:59 PM, Donald Whytock wrote: There was talk in the Talk of splitting the article, giving AOO its own page and putting the project, along with its drama recap, on its own. Maybe rather than an OO page, there can be a History of OO page? I hope not because AOO is OOO and even if

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread Jürgen Schmidt
On 1/22/13 4:06 PM, Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 5:43 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Rob Weir wrote: Take a look at the lovely new page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenOffice Some choice bits of distortion: Thanks for publicising this. I really did mean I wanted

Re: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: On 1/22/13 3:59 PM, Donald Whytock wrote: There was talk in the Talk of splitting the article, giving AOO its own page and putting the project, along with its drama recap, on its own. Maybe rather than an OO page,

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread David Gerard
On 22 January 2013 15:06, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I'm not going to do this on your timing or your terms. The other apposite Wikipedia policy page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Assume_good_faith (Compare: https://cwiki.apache.org/OOOUSERS/draftlist-conduct-policy.html

Re: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Saransh Sharma sara...@theupscale.in wrote: Is there any difference in OOO and AOO It was a product renaming. OpenOffice.org was the name used from 2000, when Sun initially made their StarOffice (acquired from StarDivision) product open source, until around

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:21 AM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 22 January 2013 15:06, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I'm not going to do this on your timing or your terms. The other apposite Wikipedia policy page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Assume_good_faith

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread Pedro Giffuni
- Messaggio originale - Da: Rob Weir  ... https://plus.google.com/111502940353406919728/posts/3CUDTZoTsAp You wrote: OO is dead, LO is alive, switch immediately. The article sorta gets that across - read the history and LibreOffice sections. Apache OpenOffice is a

Re: publish-on-demand CDs?

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@gmail.com wrote: Starting to see more requests for AOO CDs. Is there the equivalent of Lulu/CafePress for CDs/DVDs, such that they can be supplied with a current image and people purchase them at cost and get them mailed? The coolest

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:45 AM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 22 January 2013 15:36, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: So this does not suggest good faith. In fact, it suggests a profound ignorance of the project and what we've been doing, as well as having an axe to grind.

Re: Extension Site down?

2013-01-22 Thread Roberto Galoppini
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: Hi, Extensions is back, but not templates. Both sites are back now from few hours, guess if you don't see them up yet it's because of IP propagation. The problem was due to an IP change/VHOSTs configuration, I am

Re: open office draw

2013-01-22 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Kaili Williamson kailiwilliam...@yahoo.com To: dev@openoffice.apache.org dev@openoffice.apache.org Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 06:28:52 -0800 (pst) to whom it may concern, i was just wondering if you could please help me...i am making a slideshow in open

Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Pedro Giffuni p...@apache.org wrote: Hi Rob; - Messaggio originale - Da: Rob Weir On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Pedro Giffuni wrote: - Messaggio originale - Da: Rob Weir ...

Re: RAT scans: Re: What rights are given in an SGA

2013-01-22 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Pedro Giffuni wrote: It would be good to tun a RAT scan over the website. We have not done anything to clean the content licensewise and we probably carry copyleft content, including code, there! The website contains gigabytes of materials for which we are probably unable to trace detailed

Re: Possible broken link: other

2013-01-22 Thread Rory O'Farrell
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:53:55 +0100 Rolf Apelqvist rolf.apelqv...@live.se wrote: I can´t open my document in Writing rolf.apelqv...@comhem.se What does it say? What operating system are you using? -- Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie

[RELEASE]: release schedule/preparation and start voting for AOO 3.4.1 repin

2013-01-22 Thread Jürgen Schmidt
Hi, our plan was to release AOO 3.4.1 on Jan. 24th. I think I have forgot to start the necessary vote in time and plan to do this tomorrow now. According to this plan think of the following release plan to vote, make the bits available, prepare announcements, prepare the download page (update for

Re: Interested in writing documentation

2013-01-22 Thread Albino Biasutti Neto
Hi 2013/1/22 Rakesh Thakoordyal rakesh...@rogers.com: I'd like to join the Apache organization writing documentation for the Open Office suite, or other Apache products. In my day job I write developer's documentation, use cases, step-wise instructions, respond to questions from users,

Re: Extension Site down?

2013-01-22 Thread Albino Biasutti Neto
Hi 2013/1/21 Raphael Bircher r.birc...@gmx.ch: Is the Extension site down for maintenance or is there an other problem? No. extensions.openoffice.org Albino

Re: Merging Lotus Symphony: Allegro moderato

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 7:56 AM, Fabrizio Marchesano fmarches...@gmail.com wrote: The kind of post I would have liked to have written myself: brilliant, informative and entertaining as well. Thanks for the kind words! -Rob It brought to my memory the statement of the harpsichordist Wanda

Re: How to make money with Apache OpenOffice (proposed blog post)

2013-01-22 Thread Andrea Pescetti
On 21/01/2013 Rob Weir wrote: If anyone is uncomfortable with this I can do it on my personal blog, of course. But it is relevant to the AOO project, so I'd prefer to put it here. I see no reasons to avoid this topic. But the post would actually be more credible, and enjoyable, if we

Re: RAT scans: Re: What rights are given in an SGA

2013-01-22 Thread Pedro Giffuni
- Messaggio originale - Da: Andrea Pescetti  Pedro Giffuni wrote: It would be good to tun a RAT scan over the website. We have not done anything to clean the content licensewise and we probably carry copyleft content, including code, there! The website contains gigabytes of

Re: Bug in AOO 3.4.1 on the Fedora 18

2013-01-22 Thread Ariel Constenla-Haile
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 03:49:15PM -0200, Albino Biasutti Neto wrote: I am using Fedora 18 and AOO 3.4.1 Realizing that the AOO is crashing to do several things: word of correction, close the page, open the AOO own. That's just me or a bug to be fixed? I don't have a fedora18 to test

Re: RAT scans: Re: What rights are given in an SGA

2013-01-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Pedro Giffuni p...@apache.org wrote: - Messaggio originale - Da: Andrea Pescetti Pedro Giffuni wrote: It would be good to tun a RAT scan over the website. We have not done anything to clean the content licensewise and we probably carry copyleft

Re: [RELEASE]: release schedule/preparation and start voting for AOO 3.4.1 repin

2013-01-22 Thread Kay Schenk
On 01/22/2013 01:41 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote: Am 01/22/2013 09:06 PM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt: our plan was to release AOO 3.4.1 on Jan. 24th. I think I have forgot to start the necessary vote in time and plan to do this tomorrow now. hmmm...for some reason, I didn't think we needed a vote on

Re: Bug in AOO 3.4.1 on the Fedora 18

2013-01-22 Thread Kay Schenk
On 01/22/2013 03:38 PM, Albino Biasutti Neto wrote: Hi 2013/1/22 Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org: I don't have a fedora18 to test right now, but installing OpenOffice in fedora requires to blacklist LO. If you didn't so, then it might happen that your installation is broken. The

Re: Bug in AOO 3.4.1 on the Fedora 18

2013-01-22 Thread Ariel Constenla-Haile
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 09:38:39PM -0200, Albino Biasutti Neto wrote: Hi 2013/1/22 Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org: I don't have a fedora18 to test right now, but installing OpenOffice in fedora requires to blacklist LO. If you didn't so, then it might happen that your