Re: Release manager for 4.1.3

2016-09-07 Thread Carl Marcum
On 09/07/2016 06:44 PM, Marcus wrote: Am 09/08/2016 12:38 AM, schrieb Patricia Shanahan: I am volunteering to serve as release manager for 4.1.3. I may go on to be RM for 4.2, but we can see about that later. My objective is to complete 4.1.3 in November. If I succeed there will be no problem.

Re: Releasing OpenOffice 4.1.3 (reopening the AOO410 branch)

2016-09-07 Thread Carl Marcum
On 09/07/2016 06:40 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: Recent events make it clear we will have to release OpenOffice 4.1.3 sooner or later, with some duplication of work with respect to 4.1.2-patch1 but with more clarity for those who couldn't see that we made a release last month. I'll thus

Re: Release manager for 4.1.3

2016-09-07 Thread Marcus
Am 09/08/2016 12:38 AM, schrieb Patricia Shanahan: I am volunteering to serve as release manager for 4.1.3. I may go on to be RM for 4.2, but we can see about that later. My objective is to complete 4.1.3 in November. If I succeed there will be no problem. However, the project should be aware

Releasing OpenOffice 4.1.3 (reopening the AOO410 branch)

2016-09-07 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Recent events make it clear we will have to release OpenOffice 4.1.3 sooner or later, with some duplication of work with respect to 4.1.2-patch1 but with more clarity for those who couldn't see that we made a release last month. I'll thus consider the AOO410 branch to be open again for the

Re: [PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides

2016-09-07 Thread Phillip Rhodes
+1 This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: > Marcus wrote: > >> As I have now some experience on building OpenOffice, I've also seen >> that there are alot of wikipages that describe to some degree of detail

Re: Release manager for 4.1.3

2016-09-07 Thread Phillip Rhodes
That's great news. Thank you so much! Phil This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 6:38 PM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: > I am volunteering to serve as release manager for 4.1.3. I may go on to be > RM for 4.2, but we can see about that later. > >

Release manager for 4.1.3

2016-09-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
I am volunteering to serve as release manager for 4.1.3. I may go on to be RM for 4.2, but we can see about that later. My objective is to complete 4.1.3 in November. If I succeed there will be no problem. However, the project should be aware that I have a vacation booked in England

Re: [PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides

2016-09-07 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Marcus wrote: As I have now some experience on building OpenOffice, I've also seen that there are alot of wikipages that describe to some degree of detail how to build. The most important fix would be to annotate all outdated ones properly. Search engines apparently love our outdated content

RE: [PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides

2016-09-07 Thread Dennis E. Hamilton
+1 > -Original Message- > From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.m...@wtnet.de] > Sent: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 14:49 > To: dev@ > Subject: [PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides > > As I have now some experience on building OpenOffice, I've also seen > that

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Marcus
Am 09/07/2016 11:35 PM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti: On 06/09/2016 Jim Jagielski wrote: What has been obvious, from following the numerous threads in various places, as well as contributing to the 2 main ones, is just how much "damage" Rob Weir has either done or has been attributed to have done.

[PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides

2016-09-07 Thread Marcus
As I have now some experience on building OpenOffice, I've also seen that there are alot of wikipages that describe to some degree of detail how to build. I would like to consolidate them into a one or maybe very few: 1. Search for everything that's available. 2. Cluster the pages that are

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Andrea Pescetti
On 06/09/2016 Jim Jagielski wrote: What has been obvious, from following the numerous threads in various places, as well as contributing to the 2 main ones, is just how much "damage" Rob Weir has either done or has been attributed to have done. There is no relation whatsoever between Rob Weir

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Marcus
Am 09/07/2016 10:53 PM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti: Dave Fisher wrote: I think that the appropriate place to keep this plan in whatever state it will be kept is on one of our wikis. Not without an appropriate disclaimer saying that this is not a determined course of action, but merely a

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Jörg Schmidt
Hello imacat, > From: imacat [mailto:ima...@mail.imacat.idv.tw] > I see. Thanks, Jörg, Andrea. > > I'm working on two OpenOffice tools and may announce their beta > release in one or two weeks. I was stunned by the news, but > am happy to > see it is quite different from what the

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Dave Fisher wrote: I think that the appropriate place to keep this plan in whatever state it will be kept is on one of our wikis. Not without an appropriate disclaimer saying that this is not a determined course of action, but merely a description of steps that would have to be taken in

Re: Recruitment mailing list arbeitet

2016-09-07 Thread Jörg Schmidt
ich melde mich morgen Abend wieder, ich hatte heute noch keine Zeit inhaltlich etwas zu überlegen Gruß Jörg - To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-de-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail:

RE: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Dennis E. Hamilton
> -Original Message- > From: Dave Fisher [mailto:dave2w...@comcast.net] > Sent: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 10:23 > To: dev@openoffice.apache.org > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long) > > Hi Dennis, > > I think that the appropriate place to keep

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2016-09-07 Thread Your Comrade
I wish you good health and good luck! Thanks for the answer! In general, I offer the following! As I understand it, you are the curator of the project. Let's organize it! I am writing to their friends programmers, many developing programs under Windows, some working designing a database and

Re: ooo-site "Participation/Help-Wanted" structure (was RE: What would OpenOffice NON-retirement involve?)

2016-09-07 Thread Marcus
Am 09/05/2016 12:49 AM, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton: -Original Message- From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.m...@wtnet.de] Sent: Sunday, September 4, 2016 10:34 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: What would OpenOffice NON-retirement involve? Am 09/04/2016 06:43 PM, schrieb Dennis E.

Re: apt-cyg

2016-09-07 Thread Oliver Brinzing
Hi, The Windows step-by-step recommends using it to add some packages. One of our new volunteers has found that wget http://apt-cyg.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/apt-cyg no longer works. Does anyone know a location from which apt-cyg can be downloaded using wget or equivalent? this worked for me:

RE: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Dennis E. Hamilton
I have been receiving private communications agitated about whether or not the ASF would recommend a closed-source or commercial project as something someone might use as an alternative to Apache OpenOffice in the event of retirement. I'm asked whether or not prominent open-source alternatives

Code Complexity Survey

2016-09-07 Thread Vard Antinyan
Dear Developers, We have undertaken a task to assess code complexity triggers and generate recommendations for developing simple and understandable code. Our intension is to share the results with software developers of the entire world (open source, academy, industry, students), so everyone

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread Rich Bowen
On 2016-09-06 16:00 (-0400), Jan Høydahl wrote: > A well written Press Release from the AOO PMC could be a timely move now? > It could be published on the Apache blog as well as sent to various editors. > The PR should be short, to the point and suitable for copy/paste

Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)

2016-09-07 Thread imacat
I see. Thanks, Jörg, Andrea. I'm working on two OpenOffice tools and may announce their beta release in one or two weeks. I was stunned by the news, but am happy to see it is quite different from what the press said. As one of the team (although inactive for long), Please tell me

Re: ways to help

2016-09-07 Thread Patricia Shanahan
With home servers, IT support experience, and a range of Windows experience, would it be a good idea to ask Bryan to work on checking out Bugzilla reports? The objective with Bugzilla is to examine raw user bug reports. Some are really LibreOffice reports, some are duplicates, many have

Re: Recruitment mailing list arbeitet

2016-09-07 Thread Dave
habe jetzt einen rückruf auf berlin erhalten und ein erstes gespräch geführt. der zuständige redakteur wird sich heute oder morgen bei mir melden. ich habe bisher als format ein interview mit zwei projektbeteiligten vorgeschlagen (weil es die sache einfach lebendiger macht). Am 7. September 2016

Re: apt-cyg

2016-09-07 Thread aditya chandran
Hi, Please see if the link below works out to be fine. Regards Aditya https://github.com/transcode-open/apt-cyg/blob/master/apt-cyg On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 5:19 AM +0530, "Don Lewis" > wrote: On 6 Sep, Patricia Shanahan wrote: > On 9/6/2016

Re: Recruitment mailing list arbeitet

2016-09-07 Thread RA Stehmann
Hallo, auch pro-linux hat nun die Nachricht gebracht: http://www.pro-linux.de/news/1/23940/apache-openoffice-wirbt-um-entwickler.html Gruß Michael signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

ways to help

2016-09-07 Thread Bryan W
Hello, I read about the possibility that OpenOffice stops. Maybe i can be part of something to stop this from happening I am a systems engineer and have experience in maintenance and support for servers and workstations. Also my day to day activities include support for other IT people and

Re: Recruitment mailing list arbeitet

2016-09-07 Thread Dave
Bin dabei, den Kontakt mit Masoud von Der Entwickler zu knüpfen. Hab auf seiner Sprachbox gesprochen und ihn angemailt. Ich melde mich, sobald ich was näheres weiß. Am 6. September 2016 um 23:17 schrieb Dave : > +1 ja, zwei seiten reichen wohl ... und offlist ist auch

Fwd: New volunteer

2016-09-07 Thread Thomas Seeley
Hello All, I have been referred to you to help with a startup issue for newbie volunteers. The site literature makes reference to resources at a website called googlecode.com, which no longer exists. Please read the email below for further details. Do you know of a replacement website for

Kevin Blank Intro

2016-09-07 Thread Kevin Blank
Hi Everyone, My name is Kevin Blank and I am interested in getting involved in OpenOffice. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree from DePaul University in Chicago in Information Systems. I am looking to get involved in the tech world as much as possible to gain experience, learn new skills,