Re: Another LWN article

2016-09-08 Thread Donald Whytock
Even though you were quoted three times in it? On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 4:32 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote: > Note that the LWN article is protected under a subscriber > paywall. > > I'd like to followup but I'm not going to pay to repeat > on that thread what I've said numerous times

Re: Merge with LibreOffice?

2016-08-31 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 2:38 PM, toki wrote: > On 31/08/2016 16:26, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote: > > > The question I am left with is this: If a cousin development provides > what you want, why are you not satisfied with that? > > There are functions and capabilities in AOo

Re: Use of OpenOffice logo.

2016-02-17 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 2:10 AM, J C wrote: > Dear Sir: > My name is James Matt Cox and I am an independent author. I am preparing > to publish a book on open source tools for authors. May I use the > OpenOffice logo on my cover? The book covers OpenOffice, The

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-15 Thread Donald Whytock
2 release comes out. At that point, I think > it's clear that it should then be made "Active". > > *shrug* > > > Phil > > This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM > > On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Donald Whytock <dwhyt...@apache.org> > wrote: > &

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-14 Thread Donald Whytock
There was a minor skirmish last week over it. Looks like there'll be one this week too...someone changed it to "moribund". On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 6:54 PM, Phillip Rhodes wrote: > Sorry, I missed the infobox when I looked at the page. You're right, > having

Re: Draft Blog Post: Authoring e-Books in Apache OpenOffice: An Interview with Jon Holdsworth

2015-05-11 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 10:36 AM, jan i j...@apache.org wrote: On 11 May 2015 at 14:57, Rob Weir r...@robweir.com wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/roller-ui/authoring/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=authoring_e_books_in_apache That requires an editor account for the blog to read. I though

Re: Softpedia: Apache OpenOffice Downloaded More than 100 Million Times, but Not on Linux

2014-04-18 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Alexandro Colorado j...@oooes.org wrote: Havent read the article yet, but what was the percentage of Linux downloads in OpenOffice.org? And how does Apache OpenOffice Linux downloads

Re: How can we promote Crowdfunding Project relatet to AOO?

2014-02-28 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Raphael Bircher rbirc...@apache.orgwrote: Hi at all We allready talked about crowdfunding and generaly agree, that this will be a good idea. I will start at the next time a p'roject at a crowdfunding platform to rise money for a LTS Version for 4.0.2. So we

Re: Draft OpenOffice Writer Usability Survey

2014-02-26 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 9:15 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 5:11 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I while ago we were contacted by some academic researchers in Spain who

Re: Draft OpenOffice Writer Usability Survey

2014-02-25 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I while ago we were contacted by some academic researchers in Spain who wanted to do a usability study about OpenOffice Writer. The wanted to interview Writer users, both new and experienced. You can read about the study

Re: About International Mother Language Day

2014-02-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Great. Here is Khan's draft along with some information on AOO language support: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=international_mother_language_day_2014 If there are any corrections please get them ASAP.

Re: About International Mother Language Day

2014-02-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Great. Here is Khan's draft along with some information on AOO language support: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry

Re: More annoying FUD

2014-02-19 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: http://www.italovignoli.org/2014/02/language-support-of-office-suites/ Don't you love it when they come up with these false comparisons? If you look a little bit closer you see that they are releasing and counting

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-02-12 Thread Donald Whytock
2014-02-12 12:22 GMT-05:00 René VIDIL jrvi...@wanadoo.fr: Bonjour J'utilisais jusqu'à présent la version 3.4.1 et en cherchant à résoudre quelques problèmes j'ai découvert qu'il existait la dernière version 4.0.1. Je l'ai téléchargée sur votre site openoffice.org qui renvoie en fait sur

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-02-12 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 1:48 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.orgwrote: Donald Whytock wrote: http://openoffice.org should NOT redirect to anything. Please let us know if this did happen. http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/ is NOT an OpenOffice address, and did not work when I tried

Re: So-called Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-02-07 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:08 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Is anyone else noticing that almost no one uses the link to report website issues to actually report website issues? I wonder whether we're making it harder for ourselves by having this link? I don't mind getting support

Re: So-called Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-02-07 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:08 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Is anyone else noticing that almost no one uses the link to report website

Re: Application Review - OpenOffice

2014-02-06 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: We did receive your 27-page long questionnaire regarding the capabilities and license of the OpenOffice application. There may be some misunderstanding here. I'm tempted to put that on my cube wall as a quote.

Re: isn't comprised of

2014-02-04 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 9:29 AM, Louis Suárez-Potts lui...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 6:53 AM, Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie wrote: On Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:07:25 -0500 E. Ward eward...@hotmail.com wrote: Dear Brilliant OOers, About comprise. You

Re: Call for Comments: Apache OpenOffice Distributor Best Practices

2014-01-22 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Details are here: https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/call_for_comments_apache_openoffice It has been over a month since we put out this call for

Re: Are there any legal repercussions for banning users from mailing lists?

2014-01-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie wrote: On Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:27:09 -0500 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: We (Apache OpenOffice) recently had a user subscribe our users mailing list (500+ subscribers), and cause general disruption: 1) Many posts

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-12-31 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Southwest Media wrote: I cannot find an acceptable contact for my problem with open office and I HATE forums they are for lazy companies who do not want to

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-12-18 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:24 PM, grumpy rp...@q.com wrote: From this page: http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/java.html taking the link Installation FAQ which goes here: http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/FAQ/Installation results in this message: There is a

Re: new version

2013-12-16 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Vladislav Stevanovic stevanovicvladis...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, Where I can download the newest version of AOO, for testing purpose? Regards, Wlada Usually from openoffice.org. Specifically, http://www.openoffice.org/download/index.html Or do you mean

Re: draft blog post: Call for Comments: Apache OpenOffice Distributor Best Practices

2013-12-04 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.netwrote: Change CDs to CD's. Why?

Re: Openoffice is being sold on ebay

2013-11-29 Thread Donald Whytock
Hi Luis... Thank you for your concern. However, since Apache OpenOffice is free to distribute and re-distribute, it's considered legal to sell it on Ebay, inasmuch as it's a sale of a CD/DVD that happens to have AOO on it. Please note that Apache does not endorse or guarantee any copy of AOO

Re: Openoffice is being sold on ebay

2013-11-29 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Jörg Schmidt joe...@j-m-schmidt.dewrote: Hello, From: dwhyt...@gmail.com [mailto:dwhyt...@gmail.com] On Please note that Apache does not endorse or guarantee any copy of AOO not downloaded from an AOO site. Is not it better to say that in general

Re: Openoffice is being sold on ebay

2013-11-29 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Jörg Schmidt joe...@j-m-schmidt.dewrote: We don't warrant AOO in any case...we provide it as-is. However, we can state that binaries people download from AOO sites are built from AOO source and don't contain anything else; we can't guarantee that for

Re: Openoffice is being sold on ebay

2013-11-29 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Regina Henschel rb.hensc...@t-online.dewrote: But I'm concerned about the way the product is shown. For example in http://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-Office-Word-Excel- Compatible-Open-Office-Professional-Edition-2013/281137965681 Either it is not our

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice web site

2013-11-21 Thread Donald Whytock
Hi Michel... Apologies for the response in English. By Outlook, do you mean email? Apache OpenOffice does not currently have an email client. Don 2013/11/21 Michel de CENAC m.per...@sfr.fr Bonjour et un grand merci pour m’avoir permis de charger votre OpenOffice 4.0.1 (gratuitement).

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-11-15 Thread Donald Whytock
2013/11/15 couvreur laurence couvre...@yahoo.fr Bonjour, Le 23.10.2013 à 19h09 j'ai téléchargé une version normalement gratuite d'open office sur votre site internet. Pour cela il fallait envoyer 2 sms pour obtenir des codes afin de poursuivre le téléchargement. Aujourd'hui ces 2 sms me

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-11-15 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 11/15/2013 07:29 PM, schrieb couvreur laurence: Bonjour, Le 23.10.2013 à 19h09 j'ai téléchargé une version normalement gratuite d'open office sur votre site internet. Pour cela il fallait envoyer 2 sms pour

Re: draft blog post: Apache OpenOffice 4.1 to Bring Enhanced Accessibility Support

2013-11-13 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: This will be something to post after Steve merges the code intro the trunk, which I understand will be soon: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=apache_openoffice_4_1_to Does anyone have anything else to add?

Re: Interested in a technical cross-platform mailing?

2013-11-12 Thread Donald Whytock
...Does that bottom part mean this mailing list is subscribed to his mailing list? Don On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:54 PM, MENGUAL Jean-Philippe mengualjean...@free.fr wrote: Hi, We have just founded a group, called liberte0 (Freedom 0). Its purpose is to promote the accessibility for

Re: OpenOffice.org Portable - programosy

2013-11-07 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 4:39 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 11/06/2013 01:26 PM, schrieb Partnership Programosy: Hello, Can we ask you to add our link: http://www.programosy.pl/program,openoffice-portable.html in this place: http://www.openoffice.org/awards/ This

Re: Another use for AOO...

2013-11-06 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/plainfield/community/chi-ugc-article-district-202-to-sell-surplus-laptops-and-desk-2013-11-05,0,1820004.story School district selling off old computers to the public. They wipe

Re: Draft blog post: 75 Million Downloads of Apache OpenOffice

2013-10-30 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: As predicted we hit 75 million yesterday. I updated the various charts and added them to a new blog post: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=75_million_downloads_of_apache the full table

Re: Draft blog post: 75 Million Downloads of Apache OpenOffice

2013-10-30 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:44 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: As predicted we hit 75 million yesterday. I updated the various charts and added them to a new blog post: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-10-28 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:26 AM, MD Otley mdot...@yahoo.com wrote: The Other FAQ page ( http://www.openoffice.org/FAQs/faq-other.html) needs to be updated. * Several questions (and answers) still say OpenOffice.org instead of Apache OpenOffice. * Sun is no longer an

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-10-28 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Davicia Thomas-Morgan notary2u...@gmail.com wrote: I can't donate or downloadboo! DGT Morgan Hi Davicia... Did you try http://www.openoffice.org/download/index.html ? As for donating, the ASF donations page says there's a problem with Paypal

Re: Downloads by Country (updated data)

2013-10-23 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Updated table here: http://www.openoffice.org/stats/countries.html The last update was in early August. The top 10 has remained stable. The first change in the table is at position #12, where Belgium overtook India for

Re: SySaver malware?

2013-10-15 Thread Donald Whytock
On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 2:03 PM, ofae...@aol.com wrote: Earlier this week I downloaded the update, and then was directed to a page to pick a free gift app or something purporting to be from you-all for getting the update. I selected something called ZIPdownload or something like that. Soon

Re: draft 4.0.1 announcement blog post

2013-09-26 Thread Donald Whytock
Does that need to be MS Excel? On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=announcing_apache_openoffice_4_0 Short and direct. Is there anything else worth mentioning, from a project perspective? I tried to avoid

Re: New AOO 4.0 review article (PC World)

2013-09-26 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2048446/apache-openoffice-4-0-review-new-features-easier-to-use-still-free.html Title is Apache OpenOffice 4.0 review: New features, easier to use, still free Does someone want to work on the

Re: Can we do this email thing (whatever it is called)?

2013-09-17 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Another approach would be via a feed that is loaded by AOO itself at first load. Many products have something like that, a tips dialog that gives a new tip every time the product starts, or once a week or something. I

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-09-06 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Mr. Phan Anh ppa...@gmail.com wrote: Here is the alternative link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.0.0/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.0_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe/download Besides, aware that, the attached elements should be

Re: I would like to get notified when the korean language pack is ready. thank you :D eom

2013-09-04 Thread Donald Whytock
Hi Brooke... You may want to subscribe to the AOO announce list: announce-subscr...@openoffice.apache.org It's fairly low volume, and tends to include announcements of languages becoming available. Don On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 6:37 PM, Brooke White traumspin...@googlemail.comwrote:

Re: Yet another flyer

2013-08-30 Thread Donald Whytock
No, but Apache cares about legal issues, and therefore might not want someone else's trademarks (however valid or frivolous) infringed upon in the context of presenting Apache's own valid ones. Don On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:08 PM, Drew Jensen drewjensen.in...@gmail.comwrote: Personally, I

Re: Yet another flyer

2013-08-30 Thread Donald Whytock
Jensen drewjensen.in...@gmail.comwrote: Ok - I've been hearing about this for 9 years and there has never been a problem - I was a bit curt in my reply. On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: No, but Apache cares about legal issues, and therefore might

Re: Yet another flyer

2013-08-30 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 6:17 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: No, but Apache cares about legal issues, and therefore might not want someone else's trademarks (however valid or frivolous) infringed upon

Re: Bug ??

2013-08-29 Thread Donald Whytock
Sorry for the response in English. This mailing list usually blocks attachments. Do you have a place to host the file? Or can you explain with more detail? Don 2013/8/29 VERRON Jacques jacques.ver...@orange.fr Bonjour, ** ** Depuis fort longtemps j’ai un soucis avec ce type de

Re: Invitation to use Google Talk

2013-08-29 Thread Donald Whytock
Is this meant as an IRC altenative? Don On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Google Talk talk-nore...@google.comwrote: --- You've been invited by Kay Schenk to use Google Talk. If you already have a Google account, login to

Re: Where do I download Open Office 4.0?

2013-08-26 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 10:34 AM, sebb seb...@gmail.com wrote: On 23 August 2013 14:55, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Hi Kit, Rory gave you another link that should work. But so we can debug things more on our

Fwd: Open Office 4.0

2013-08-22 Thread Donald Whytock
Forwarding this from the l10n list because of the bad link report. Don -- Forwarded message -- From: Susanne Demant susa...@sd-hobby.dk Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 1:22 PM Subject: Open Office 4.0 To: l...@openoffice.apache.org Hi, I just want to tell you, that I - although

Re: Should download pages *require* Javascript?

2013-08-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:29 AM, sebb seb...@gmail.com wrote: On 20 August 2013 01:20, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 08/19/2013 09:51 PM, schrieb sebb: On 19 August 2013 20:27, Rob Weirrobw...@apache.org

Re: Should download pages *require* Javascript?

2013-08-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: In the past it was, sorry, a pain in the ass to keep this webpage up-to-date as there were always changes in paths, version number and languages (new were included, old were dropped out). Copy paste errors were often

Re: Should download pages *require* Javascript?

2013-08-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 08/20/2013 08:37 PM, schrieb Donald Whytock: On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Marcus (OOo)marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: In the past it was, sorry, a pain in the ass to keep this webpage up-to-date as there were

Re: Should download pages *require* Javascript?

2013-08-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:52 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 08/20/2013 09:45 PM, schrieb Donald Whytock: On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Marcus (OOo)marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: - which server do you mean? Whatever server is hosting the download page. A PHP

Re: Should download pages *require* Javascript?

2013-08-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: The trick is to work with the Apache CMS. We already have a system where source files (like MDText and HTML) are converted into HTML which we then review and publish. That's how our templating works. The glue is Perl. And

Re: [IDEA] Back to School with AOO blog post

2013-08-19 Thread Donald Whytock
2013 15:56, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: On 6 August 2013 15:40, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: It is that time of year now: back to school. I wonder if this could make a good

Re: Microsoft Censors OpenOffice Download Links

2013-08-16 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Hagar Delest hagar.del...@laposte.netwrote: I've downloaded OOo several times in the past through torrents because it was much faster. And I noticed that my file was also shared at a not negligible rate. I think this is something worth implementing. I'm not

Re: Microsoft Censors OpenOffice Download Links

2013-08-16 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Hagar Delest hagar.del...@laposte.net wrote: Objet : Re: Microsoft Censors OpenOffice Download Links Not to speak for them, but I suspect they would point out the fact that we there are

Re: OpenOffice Distribution

2013-08-12 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Primeira Escolha - Informática Eletrónica paulo.al...@primeiraescolha.pt wrote: Good day. ** ** I’m Paulo Lopes Alves, from Portugal and I would like to know the following: ** ** I own a little computers company and I would like to be an

Re: [IDEA] Back to School with AOO blog post

2013-08-06 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: On 6 August 2013 15:40, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: It is that time of year now: back to school. I wonder if this could make a good blog post. Of course, AOO being free is core part of the story. But even

Re: Downloading latest version of Open office

2013-08-01 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: Hi Ed, You should never need a phone number or make a call to download or otherwise activate Apache OpenOffice. Please download from http://www.openoffice.org/download Regards, Dave On Jul 31, 2013, at 5:12 PM,

Re: Web Development program?

2013-08-01 Thread Donald Whytock
Depends on what you mean by a web development program. There's webpage editors that you can use to prepare HTML files that can be placed on a webserver; Dreamweaver is a big commercial name for this. There are some free editors too, but I don't know if any of them have commercial-grade

Re: [REVIEW] draft blog.

2013-07-30 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 5:59 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Hi A while ago we discussed to get more bloggers. Since I have 1 years birthday in a couple of days, I have made a blog. I am not a native speaker, so I assume there are some mistakes in there, feel free to correct them. But

Re: problem with new logo

2013-07-24 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 2:07 PM, Alexandro Colorado j...@oooes.org wrote: The problem is simple the Sans Pro font doesnt display properly when rendered by other engines. font-family=Source Sans Pro Light I recomend a simple edit, to change from Fonts to Paths, that way the nodes and form is

problem with new logo

2013-07-23 Thread Donald Whytock
Hi all... I'm trying to work with the .svg for the new logo, but I'm having problems. In Draw, on two different machines, both 3.4.1 and 4.0, it looks like the following: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bwli-fLYVnjtdnlMdkdoMXN5cG8/edit?usp=sharing Would this be a problem with Draw or the .svg?

Re: problem with new logo

2013-07-23 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:54 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.orgwrote: Hi all... I'm trying to work with the .svg for the new logo, but I'm having problems. In Draw, on two different machines, both 3.4.1 and 4.0, it looks like the following: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bwli

Re: problem with new logo

2013-07-23 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: Hi all... I'm trying to work with the .svg for the new logo

Re: Release coordination proposal

2013-07-22 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 3:55 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 07/22/2013 09:45 PM, schrieb Rob Weir: 2) What should the legacy link go to now? Is 3.3.0 still legacy? If so, what is 3.4.1? We might need to reword and restructure that destination page, but I think it is OK

Re: [RELEASE]: availability of uploads and synchronize SF mirrors

2013-07-21 Thread Donald Whytock
On Sun, Jul 21, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 07/21/2013 02:10 AM, schrieb Marcus (OOo): Am 07/20/2013 12:45 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo): Here a little update what I can see: 1. https://sourceforge.net/**projects/openofficeorg.mirror/**

Re: [RESULT][VOTE]: Release OpenOffice 4.0 (RC2)

2013-07-19 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: The vote period to release the RC2 (based on release branch AOO40, revision 1503704) as Apache OpenOffice 4.0 has ended. The ballot result in 24 votes, 24 +1 votes including 14 binding PMC member votes. 3 binding

Re: Draft Blog Post: Rejected

2013-07-16 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: A quick and timely post: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=rejected Regards, -Rob Apache OpenOffice 4.0: Quality worth waiting for. Makes me think of standing in line for way too long at KFC, thinking

Re: Crowdsourcing wanted features for OpenOffice?

2013-07-16 Thread Donald Whytock
Nothing initiated by AOO itself, but nothing preventing someone from starting one on their own. Don On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:32 PM, webassistant5 webassistant5@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I know several other open-source projects are offering bounties and crowdsourcing for feature

Re: New Product and collaboration

2013-07-16 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Hans Langsholt langsh...@gmail.com wrote: I have a Product idea and are looking for partners and affiliates. I have a idea of a webservice which could benefit the OpenOffice Product also indirctly if it get a succes. I am looking for different partners to

Re: Coordination on AOO 4.0 Release Announcement

2013-07-15 Thread Donald Whytock
Will the new distributor page be opened up in conjunction with the new release? Don

Re: Draft blog post: Facebook and the growing fanbase

2013-07-02 Thread Donald Whytock
Made some changes for grammar and spelling, and added a link to the reference to the dev mailing list. I have the original offline. Does the blog have revision history? Don On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: On 7/2/13 9:01 AM, Raphael Bircher wrote:

Re: Draft blog post: Not Interested

2013-06-27 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=not_interested This is another reference post, that we can point people to in the future. It will help avoid explaining this over and over again, for recurring questions

Re: Draft blog post: With Apache OpenOffice you get what you don't pay for

2013-06-17 Thread Donald Whytock
On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=with_apache_openoffice_you_get Supplies are limited...technically true, if you're trying to avoid traffic overload on the link... Don

Re: Draft blog post: Selling and Buying OpenOffice CDs

2013-06-11 Thread Donald Whytock
Okay, got it now. Under the circs, then, do you still want it proofed? On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@gmail.com wrote: 502 Bad Gateway On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry

Re: Draft blog post: Selling and Buying OpenOffice CDs

2013-06-11 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: Okay, got it now. Under the circs, then, do you still want it proofed? At this point, looking more for content/message review. Does

Re: Draft blog post: Selling and Buying OpenOffice CDs

2013-06-11 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org

Re: Logo next steps

2013-06-11 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:16 PM, Kevin Grignon kevingrignon...@gmail.com wrote: I propose we take a final pass to prepare the logo for production. The vector artwork should be converted curves, the ff elements need to

Re: Draft blog post: When will OpenOffice version X be released?

2013-06-06 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=when_will_openoffice_version_x Since we get this question frequently, I thought it would be good to have a canonical response we can point people to. It needs some editing,

Re: Blog about sidebar

2013-06-03 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 3:21 AM, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: Changed that to A little known feature of OpenOffice is that extensions can provide panels for the task panel (now called sidebar). I am not sure if parenthesis and dot/period should be interchanged but .) just

Re: [VOTE] Logo selection for Apache OpenOffice 4.0

2013-06-03 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Everyone is welcome to vote, though only PMC votes are binding. My non-binding vote...Of the choices offered, putting Kevin's edgier birds toward the bottom and Chris' bolder font toward the top. Chris' looks the most

Re: Blog about sidebar

2013-05-31 Thread Donald Whytock
On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie wrote: On Fri, 31 May 2013 16:52:33 +0200 Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: snip I applied the rest of the changes (some of my errors are so embarrassing). Thank you very much. -Andre If I could write any other

Re: Next steps for AOO 4.0 Logo Selection

2013-05-30 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Hagar Delest hagar.del...@laposte.netwrote: Le 30/05/2013 22:53, Rob Weir a écrit : I think the important thing is to realize that long-standing OpenOffice users, like you and me, have strong opinions and perceptions on this that are not necessarily

Re: Next steps for AOO 4.0 Logo Selection

2013-05-28 Thread Donald Whytock
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: The only way I can visualize the book notion is that I am seeing an unfolded piece of paper. If this is two facing pages of an open book, the problem is there is nothing to suggest the rest of the book. It

Is 3.4.1 still incubating?

2013-05-22 Thread Donald Whytock
I see on the downloads page (http://openoffice.apache.org/downloads.html) that the current version is listed as *Current Version 3.4.1 (incubating). *Since 3.4.1 is the current official release, and since incubating has more to do with Apache internal policies than the release itself, should the

Re: Update of pages oo.o credits

2013-05-20 Thread Donald Whytock
On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Albino B Neto bin...@apache.org wrote: Hi This pages about credits of members [1], were did the last updated: 2010-11-15, long time. 1 - http://www.openoffice.org/welcome/credits.html Think need update. I has read in others emails for a list of

Re: draft blog post

2013-05-15 Thread Donald Whytock
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=apache_openoffice_one_year_50 I'd like to get this out today. -Rob - To unsubscribe, e-mail:

Request for Blog Access

2013-05-15 Thread Donald Whytock
Hi Marcus/Dave... I have a Roller account now, and my proposal went through for blog access. Please grant blog access to dwhytock. Thanks... Don

Re: Request for Blog Access

2013-05-15 Thread Donald Whytock
Got it. I'm in. Thanks. Don On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 6:49 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: Hi Don, You should have received your invitation. Regards, Dave On May 15, 2013, at 3:16 PM, Donald Whytock wrote: Hi Marcus/Dave... I have a Roller account now, and my

Re: [proposal] Accept Donald Whytock as blog editor

2013-05-13 Thread Donald Whytock
Not seeing any nays, I'll go ahead and petition Infra. Thanks, all. Don On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 3:51 PM, Juergen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: Am Donnerstag, 9. Mai 2013 um 20:59 schrieb Donald Whytock: This is a lazy-concensus proposal to add me (Donald Whytock, dwhyt

Re: OO CD Distribution

2013-05-10 Thread Donald Whytock
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:15 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 12:02 PM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@apache.org wrote: Is there a larger version of the orb graphic? Something, say, big enough to use as a CD label background? Don The svg file for the flat

Re: [WWW]The AOO blog gives a 502 Bad Gateway error

2013-05-10 Thread Donald Whytock
Working now, but very slow on the load. Perhaps that's what's just short of failing from a hit burst? Don On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 11:15 AM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: On 10 May 2013 16:56, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 10:28 AM, RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com

Re: Draft Blog Post: Results of Apache OpenOffice 4.0 Logo Survey

2013-05-09 Thread Donald Whytock
Couple minor typos...Is there anything I need to do to get access to the blogs page? Is it something other than my Apache ID? Don On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=results_of_apache_openoffice_4 I was able

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