Re: Big Sur 4.1.x core dumps

2020-12-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 30/12/2020, Steve Lubbs wrote: > Hi Jim, > > There are professional, non-trivial Native OSX apps that don't run on > Big Sur. I wrote about all the software that had issues with BigSur. it´s a long list

Re: Policy to deal with old web content - Archiving pages?

2020-12-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue., 29 Dec. 2020, 05:55 Jörg Schmidt, wrote: > > > > Much easier, and imho functionally sufficient, would be a footer on each > archive page informing that this is an archive page plus a link to the > start page (web and wiki) of the current pages. > I like the model used by Mozilla here:

Re: Does AOO 4.1.8 run under macOS Big Sur?

2020-11-28 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 28/11/2020, Bidouille wrote: > >> Seems to be "Big Sur" only, see: >> https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=128415 This is the third piece of open source software that worked on Catalina but was suddenly broken on BigSur: VirtualBox 6.1 and Netbeans also had to be modified to address api

Re: Delete the mailing list general-es

2020-11-21 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Nov 21, 2020, 15:11 Andrea Pescetti wrote: > > Shutting down a list breaks a link between some (many?) users and the > OpenOffice project. Agree If, instead, we switch the list -and other > low-activity lists- to "members only" mode, the moderator will have just > minimal activity and

Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache OpenOffice 4.1.8 released

2020-11-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Nov 11, 2020, 12:00 Jim Jagielski wrote: > I posted a tweet from our official twitter account. > Congrats for this release. You might want to know that MSFT is back to its dirty tricks and prevents the signed installer from running, courtesy of "Smartscreen" part of "Microsoft

Re: IBM Plex font

2018-08-09 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 8/9/18, Marcus wrote: > > even when it looks nice, is great with scaling and also compatible with > the AL, I'm wondering what a good purpose could be? Adding a new font > without any reason would just increase the install size about some > megabytes (when I see this right at [1]). > > [1]

Re: Bad news regarding future Java use?

2018-04-21 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Apr 21, 2018, 6:36 AM Pedro Lino wrote: > > People reading something, jumping to conclusions, and freaking out. Move > along, nothing to see here... > > > I don't think so. Maybe there is a good reason why another office suite > moved all the scripting to Python.

Re: Bad news regarding future Java use?

2018-04-20 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Apr 20, 2018, 11:27 AM Pedro Lino wrote: > Hi all > > If I understand the notice correctly this will not be a problem for > personal use at home but all OpenOffice features requiring Java can not be > used within a company unless the company buys a Java license...

Re: Resigning as RM for 4.1.x

2017-10-10 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 10/10/17, Rory O'Farrell wrote: > On Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:54:54 -0400 > Jim Jagielski wrote: > >> Have we ever released a X.Y.Za? > > > Does it matter? There is a first time for everything. Why throw all the > 4.1.4 work away and start again with 4.1.5? > Or

Re: Java 9 32-bit

2017-10-03 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 10/3/17, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: > Now what: > 1. Ship our own builds of OpenJDK, in matching bitness. Do the licences > (GPL for JVM, GPL-with-classpath-exception for class library) allow us to? > 2. Drop Windows as a platform, since it's the only affected platform (*nix >

Re: Eclipse vs other IDEs (was: Re: Ide for Open Office (was Building OO))

2017-07-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 7/19/17, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: > What is so "very basic" about Eclipse? It's an excellent IDE, among the > best C++ IDEs I ever used, and the only IDE I use to develop AOO. > > I only used Visual Studio a little, and it seemed very good at the .NET > languages, but poor at

Re: What is the oldest Linux that AOO can run on? Is there a policy wrt baseline libraries/distro release?

2017-01-21 Thread Fernando Cassia
t I was looking for!. FC On 1/19/17, Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org> wrote: > On 13/01/2017 Fernando Cassia wrote: >> I wonder what are the older Linux version that AOO-current (whatever >> is the latest version) will run on? > > Version 4.1.3 is built on CentOS 5 wit

What is the oldest Linux that AOO can run on? Is there a policy wrt baseline libraries/distro release?

2017-01-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
I wonder what are the older Linux version that AOO-current (whatever is the latest version) will run on? I'm not concerned too much about kernel but glibc which is a common cause of hassles. And I'm trying to create a VM with the oldest possible, still supported Linux version, with AOO on it.

Re: Inquiries

2016-08-28 Thread Fernando Cassia
[This somehow landed on the dev list] On 8/28/16, John Yoko Ono Lennon wrote: > Does Apache have > Old English font available? > How stable is it? > I have used WPS but it always collapses. > Upgrade costs? Apache Open Office uses whatever fonts you have installed on your

Re: Merge with LibreOffice?

2016-08-04 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 8/3/16, Christoph Reg wrote: > Greetings, dear AOO community. > > Please note first that this message is not supposed to be flaimbait or > trolling of any kind. It is. Have a nice day. FC - To unsubscribe,

Re: Is it time to shut down this effort?

2016-07-23 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 7/23/16, Keith N. McKenna wrote: > It can't hurt, but I don't see it having any more success than other > efforts that have been made over the last 4 - 5 years. > > Keith Let's shut down the project altogether, because, why bother. It's doomed to failure. That's

Re: Cross Script vulnerabilities in AOo Extensions?

2016-04-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 4/7/16, toki wrote: > All: > > In reading > http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/04/noscript-and-other-popular-firefox-add-ons-open-millions-to-new-attack/ > is the same type of vulnerability is possible with AOo extensions? > > jonathon "By piggybacking off the

Re: Thoughts on a new build system for AOO

2016-02-06 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 2/6/16, Fernando Cassia <fcas...@gmail.com> wrote: > > https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GYP_(software) > > BSD license, written in Python, used by Chrpmium so Windows should be > supported too. > > If it doesn't help, sorry about that... just wanted to add my $0.02 &g

Re: Thoughts on a new build system for AOO

2016-02-06 Thread Fernando Cassia
On 2/5/16, Pedro Giffuni wrote: > Hi Patricia .. good point about IDE's. > > We have a dilemma here: > > On one side ~80% of our users are Windows-based so it would certainly > be ideal to use an environment where we keep both our users and our > developers in sync. Unfortunately

Re: OpenOffice and SourceForge: cruel wedding

2016-01-08 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 2:54 AM, Dave Fisher wrote: > Patience! Let's see what Roberto has to say Something has been puzzling me lately. What if this is delliberate?. I mean, people setting up these "fake AOO" sites and then joining the SF.net advertisers network only to

Re: OpenOffice and SourceForge: cruel wedding

2016-01-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 10:46 PM, Dave Fisher wrote: > Is it possible for SourceForge to implement an active blocking if any ad > that has "Office" or "OpenOffice" anywhere in the content? It's not as simple as that, some evildoers create ad buttons that show the word

Re: OpenOffice and SourceForge: cruel wedding

2016-01-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 2:36 AM, Jan Høydahl wrote: > Apache’s mirrors already have the binaries, and should handle the load. It has been argued repeatedly that they wouldn't. FC

Re: [QUESTION] Getting to AOO for Java (AOO4J)?

2015-11-08 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 4:41 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote: > There has been suggestion, and some expressed support, for AOO becoming a > Java application. > +1 I think it would be nice. Previous work on Java based office suites show promise and that this is possible. Cases in

Re: AOO -> LO or MS O

2015-09-03 Thread Fernando Cassia
"After LibreOffice came out, Oracle released one version of Oracle Open Office before deciding that the project wasn’t worth the effort . It laid off the programmers and gave the code

Re: StarWriter for DOS needed

2015-06-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Jan Eric Hogh jan.h...@outrange.de wrote: I recently registered at the OO-forum and asked if someone could send me a download link for this really old piece of software (StarWriter for DOS, may also be called StarWriter compact 2.0 for DOS). One of the

Re: Question about your product

2015-03-21 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Rose Langer r.lan...@live.nl wrote: She asked me about it but i was unable to answer a question. She wonders about privacy of your product. Her question basicly was wether you or anyone else can see what she writes? Like it is somehow send or saved without her

Re: Re: Breach of confidentiality

2015-03-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 8:09 PM, Alexandro Colorado j...@oooes.org wrote: Wouldnt that just breach more confidentiality agreements? Person sends message with confidentiality tagline to a mailing list, issues legal challenge to shut down the whole World Wide Web. News at 11:00 FC

Re: Need to integrate OpenOffice writer in java project

2015-03-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Sharoon D. Dcunha sharoon.dcu...@laurusis.com wrote: This is Sharoon from Laurus Infosystems Bangalore, India. I am glad to know that your derivatives like StarOffice are being integrated to certain products and solutions StarOffice no longer exists. A

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-26 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts lui...@gmail.com wrote: * One conceivable drawback is that Kivy also uses Kivy Language, for creating sophisticated user interfaces[,] though it does not seem to be required for creating naive UIs. Kivy is in Python and their conference

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Yuri Dario mc6...@mclink.it wrote: having written or updated most of the OS/2 code in VCL project, I have some experience with it. I'm not enterint the debate QT-yes/QT-no, I will only offer a developer point of view. We can simply use QT like an existing

Re: [OT] RE: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-15 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: The sales success of Microsoft Office and Office 365 suggest that (almost) everyone is inaccurate IMHO for me this is not (and has never been) an valid argument. People Buy MS Office because: 1. they have

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-15 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 2:27 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: Maintaining the independently-developed VCL GUI framework is an important concern. (Then there's UNO as a cross-platform COM derivative.) There's two possible approaches that I could see, long-term. #1

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-15 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 5:42 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: I resonate with these remarks (two extracts below). I particularly want to acknowledge all of the work that Kay Schenk and several others have put into making AOO more approachable by new developers. Ideed,

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 1:45 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: oweted I intended to write ported FC

Re: [DISCUSS] Qt as a replacement for VCL

2015-01-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:57 PM, jan i j...@apache.org wrote: I have been working with Qt for many years and have in one project made a converter from something similar to our UI descriptions to a Qt environment. I have only experience as an end user of poweted QT apps to the windows

Re: SourceForge and commercial ads - continued

2014-11-20 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 5:04 AM, Roberto Galoppini roberto.galopp...@gmail.com wrote: Actually none of our direct advertisers ask us to deliver similar ads, nor we would allow them to do that. Unfortunately advertising networks like Google allow that to happen, and that's where the problem

Re: SourceForge and commercial ads - continued

2014-11-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Bernard Marcelly marce...@club-internet.fr wrote: I see a blue square indicated : updatechecker. When I click it I get another panel from http://www.marbiz.net saying (in french) : Searching for OpenOffice latest version Download button And then the

Export to swf of presentations = useless for uploading to Youtube

2014-05-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
Hi there, Apache OpenOffice 4.1 here, WinXP64. (yes, xp64, long story, no I won't upgrade). I created a 64-slides long presentation using AOO. I need this converted to video to upload to Youtube. I read somewhere that you could export to SWF and that Youtube accepts SWF uploads. So I used the

Re: Export to swf of presentations = useless for uploading to Youtube

2014-05-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 5:35 AM, FR web forum ooofo...@free.fr wrote: https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10t=62260hilit=youtube While I appreciate offers of help, that sidesteps the question of how a presentation of 13+ MB can be turned into a 903K SWF file. What is the SWF

Re: Export to swf of presentations = useless for uploading to Youtube

2014-05-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 5:47 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: While I appreciate offers of help, that sidesteps the question of how a presentation of 13+ MB can be turned into a 903K SWF file. What is the SWF export good for, then? Just to answer myself... I get it now, export

Re: Export to swf of presentations = useless for uploading to Youtube

2014-05-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 5:52 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: SLIDESHOW of the presentation, it´s now SWF video or a Flash video by any means... sorry, typo, I mean´t ¨It´s NOT swf video or Flash video by any means... FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth

Re: [DISCUSS] possible blog topic -- AOO and Linux: a marriage made in heaven! :)

2014-05-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts lui...@gmail.comwrote: * An interesting academic study would be to evaluate the effect Google has had in popularizing open standard formats, like ODF, which for unconscionably long it referred to as openoffice format, as well as in

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

2014-04-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: So what am I missing here? Could be many things, from worst to less bad: Payola, bias, prejudice, copy-paste journalism repeating the facts from the Other Side, ignorance... ;) FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling

Re: Adding from SourceForge to download page

2014-04-16 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:57 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: All of our client downloads including product binaries, extensions, and templates are served from SourceForge. I would suggest a statement at the top of the complete Download column that says something like -- Trusted

Re: Adding from SourceForge to download page

2014-04-16 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:07 PM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: It would be ideal if you can make a pop-up blurb/baloon and when you hover the mouse over what is sourceforge explaining what it is. I think theselook pretty nice http://www.beauscott.com/examples/help_balloons/doc

Re: Adding from SourceForge to download page

2014-04-16 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Roberto Galoppini roberto.galopp...@gmail.com wrote: Or maybe a simple Downloads served by SourceForge, trusted for open source? Yes, I understand that, but I'm fearing the Joe Averages won't get the meaning of served by or read it and continue reading

Re: Adding from SourceForge to download page

2014-04-16 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: If we had a simple, clean page, I think users would be less confused. The more we load up the page with text and links, trying to be helpful, the more users will be overwhelmed and doubt themselves. I think we're far past

Re: Cost savings by using a thinner typeface

2014-03-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Interesting story: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/27/living/student-money-saving-typeface-garamond-schools/index.html?c=uspage=0 http://fcw.com/articles/1998/09/27/dod-agency-sheds-the-paper-trail.aspx DOD's paperless

Re: More annoying FUD

2014-02-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 2:34 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: Of course, we shouldn't judge their release criteria. That is their business (and their users) not ours. But when they make false comparisons in a table, comparing apples-to-oranges, then we ought to note it. LIARS, that's

Re: Openoffice is being sold on ebay

2013-11-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 9:34 PM, luis e didakti...@hotmail.com wrote: I will try to contact ebay to let them know about this issue. Regards And this is wrong because? Even if it were a GPL license piece of software (it itsn't) it's perfectly fine to sell open source software.

Re: openoffice fuck u

2013-11-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
2013/11/19 Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie The world is full of people who believe that using a computer excuses them from any necessity of rational thought. The world is getting dumber every passing day. And Google and Microsoft are partially to blame with the dumbing-down of user interfaces.

Re: ComputerWorld: Apache OpenOffice 4 vs. LibreOffice 4.1

2013-11-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: interesting read, it contains still some misleading info and missed to say where the sidebar feature in LO comes from but anyway. Interesting how forks jump the version number to a higher number than the parent

Re: AOO on Nexus 7 and the Kim Komando Show

2013-10-21 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 7:28 PM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: Given the number of Android devices out there and growing I can see a time where if its not editable there it won't be worth considering. I think it's worth educationg consumers that tablet form factor does not necessarily

Re: Open office

2013-10-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Alan ti...@btinternet.com wrote: Are there any plans to make soft wear available for I Pad? What is Soft wear, Alan?. Sounds like garmends that are soft to the touch. Oh, you must mean software. Alan T. See this offering to run OpenOffice on iPad. Be

Re: Open office

2013-10-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 12:36 PM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: See this offering to run OpenOffice on iPad. Be warned that it's a SERVICE that you must pay for. I forgot to say that it's currently in beta, and that you can sign up (for now) free of charge. FC -- During times

Re: Open office

2013-10-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts lui...@gmail.comwrote: rollApp charges now? How sad. No they don't, as it's beta. But I'd expect them to eventually do. How else would they fund it?. Banners? The whole SAAS move is about charging a monthly or yearly subscription for things

Re: Una nueva fuente de descargas de software - http://www.openoffice.org/es/

2013-10-02 Thread Fernando Cassia
2013/10/2 anita nita.na...@gmail.com: La Lista a la que escribiste es una lista en ingles. Encontré su sitio web mientras buscaba software, y encontré su sitio web muy interesante J Es un proyecto de software libre. Las descargas se hacen desde los mirrors de Sourceforge. Note que están

Re: A question about StarBasic

2013-09-02 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 2:47 AM, Clarence GUO clarence.guo...@gmail.comwrote: I'm totally green at StarBasic and VBA I suggest you read this. Since StarOffice was OpenOffice.org -w some addons- which is now AOO, it is totally relevant.

Re: [RELEASE]: propose snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1

2013-09-01 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 12:58 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: http://people.apache.org/~jsc/developer-snapshots/snapshot/ The wiki is not yet updated and I won't have time to do it. Thanks! What is the difference between Windows and Windows2 subdir contents? FC -- During

Re: [RELEASE]: new snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-31 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: we have prepared a new snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1 for Windows, MacOS and Linux based on the SNAPSHOT tag. The SNAPSHOT tag rev. 1518670 is based on revision 1518667 on branch AOO401 First minor visual annoyance.

Re: [RELEASE]: new snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-31 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 6:11 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: Is your screen resolution really 800x500? In that case you are running OpenOffice below the system requirements of 1024x768 http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/source/sys_reqs_aoo40.html but, I would also add, you are

Re: [RELEASE]: new snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-31 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: but, I would also add, you are running it at a very unusual screen resolution... Dont be confused by the large Firefox buttons in the window in the back (1st screenshot), thats a special Firefox theme that allows easier

Re: [RELEASE]: new snapshot build for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-30 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: The wiki page is updated and for Linux you can find archive builds as well directly in the directory (not linked via the wiki). Thanks for the heads up , Jürgen. Can you point us to the download dir? Im not sure what

Re: Slashdot Article

2013-08-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:44 AM, Simple Good simpleng...@gmail.com wrote: MS Office uses much less resources. This is a bad decision on the part of OpenOffice developers. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/office-system-requirements-FX102921529.aspx# For home Office Home Student 2013

Re: [RELEASE]: preparation for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 5:24 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: In preparation for an AOO 4.0.1 release I have first created a AOO400 tag based on revision 1503704. I have also created a new branch AOO401 based on branch AOO400 based on the head revision of the branch. I noticed

Re: [RELEASE]: preparation for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-13 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: But if we change it it annoys potentially other users. The question is what would be the correct and most often wanted default. What is the purpose of showing margins, and by extension, seeing text smaller, (less

Re: [discuss] drop support for Java 5 and Java 6 for Windows

2013-08-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 4:44 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann orwittm...@googlemail.com wrote: My arguements for a drop of the Java 5 and Java 6 support on Windows are: - JRE 5 is quite old and no longer officially available - JRE 6 is no longer officially available - JRE 6 has certain security risks

Re: [discuss] drop support for Java 5 and Java 6 for Windows

2013-08-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 7:13 AM, Peter Eberlein pet@refofd.verwalt-berlin.de wrote: If Java 6 has been dropped and Java 7 wasn't found on the system, wouldn't it be better to replace the general MsgBox There was no Java environment found by Java 7 or higher wasn't found? Otherwise people

Re: Release 4.0.0 binaries storage and SF

2013-08-02 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 3:53 AM, Henk P. Penning penn...@uu.nl wrote: I would like to (properly) exclude dist/openoffice/4.0.0/binaries/ from the mirrors. This directory now only contains checksums (.md5's, .asc's and .sha256's) ; and on the mirrors only empty directories (because

Re: Use AOO under IBM AIX?

2013-07-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 4:02 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Any AOO binary cannot be installed on AIX as it is not optimized and compiled for this operating system. That means first at least one developer has to port AOO to AIX. I remember the good old days when AIX sales reps

Re: Use AOO under IBM AIX?

2013-07-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 7:10 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Looks really challenging. Thanks for your little insight. Marcus I suggest you guys ask the IBMers who did the Aix Toolbox project http://sourceforge.net/projects/aixtoolbox/ . They have a mailing list @ sourceforge

Re: Use AOO under IBM AIX?

2013-07-29 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 8:54 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: IBM is a big company, and I don't have regular context with any AIX people right now. I did a decade ago when I was working on C++ port of Apache Xalan, the XSLT processor. Getting it to work on AIX was a key requirement.

Re: Article on the Register

2013-06-12 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: completely the now open Sorry the above line should be completely IGNORED Netrexx FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act - George Orwell

Re: Article on the Register

2013-06-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: I just read this article [1] on the Register: Apache devs: 'We'll ship no OpenOffice before its time' It is sad that it has the usual misinformation: You should find the email of the publication's news editor and write

Re: Build AOO in Win7 Troubles

2013-06-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 2:37 AM, Juergen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: we use Cygwin as build env only and compile with the Microsoft compiler. We have no runtime dependency to Cygwin. Thanks! that's good to know. FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a

Re: Build AOO in Win7 Troubles

2013-06-06 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 9:06 PM, Ivan Fuentes jiv...@gmail.com wrote: What do i need to do to fix the nos?? http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/ ? FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act Durante épocas de Engaño Universal, decir la verdad se convierte

Re: Build AOO in Win7 Troubles

2013-06-06 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 9:11 PM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/ ? or perhaps MinGw32 http://mingwrep.sourceforge.net/ FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act Durante épocas de Engaño Universal, decir

Re: [VOTE] Logo selection for Apache OpenOffice 4.0

2013-06-04 Thread Fernando Cassia
Chris Rottensteiner -- HERE IS THE BALLOT: My ranked preferences for the AOO 4.0 logo are: 1st Choice: None of the above 2nd Choice: Logo-04 3rd Choice: Logo-34 4th Choice: Logo-36 5th Choice: Logo-26

Re: Find a better name for sidebar?

2013-05-23 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:55 AM, Jörg Schmidt joe...@j-m-schmidt.de wrote: Please also see the difference and the potential advantage for our program - a sidebar is just a sidebar but a ...our special name for *our* sidebar... is a little bit more, is the original. +1 FC

Re: Results from AOO 4.0 Logo Poll

2013-05-05 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: The survey ran for a week,and received over 5000 responses. I wrote up the results, along with some charts, and put them here: http://survey.openoffice.org/reports/aoo40-logo-poll/ When I wanted to vote, it was over

Re: [CODE][PROPOSAL]: AOO 4.0 getting rid of the 3 layer office, part 1

2013-03-27 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: On demand I can provide test builds if there are people interested to help with testing. Juergen Great work. May I suggest you upload such test builds to some cloud drive (GDrive, dropbox, etc) and share the url to

Re: questions about Base---do we need an embedded DB?

2013-03-26 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: My ordered preference would be 1, 3 yeah, great *sarcasm*, let's add another bullet point to a microsoft presentation titled 'how Microsoft Office is better than OpenOfffice.org OO.o lacks database? check! My opinion is

Re: Adabase...

2013-03-04 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 8:38 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: It seems we have a fair amount of code devoted to dealing with AdaBase. And, it seems, this used to ship with OpenOffice (well Star Office actually). I can't find a lot of activity surrounding this lately. It´s ADABAS, not

Re: 4.0 and loss of backward compatibility for extensions with toolbar

2013-02-17 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: My impression was that even if we made no changes, from the user's perspective, they would lose all extensions. This is due to the change in base directory for the profile. So all extensions would be lost and need to be

Re: Updating Java libraries

2013-02-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Michael Lam mnsyl4...@verizon.net wrote: It is partially to address the JDK issue but there have been improvements in HSQLDB for both performance and conformance that would be helpful which is why I lean more towards updating to the latest rather than patching

Re: Updating Java libraries

2013-02-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:16 PM, Fred Ollinger folli...@gmail.com wrote: but we should also respect that many distros are probably going to ship java 6 for a while. for example? FC

Re: Updating Java libraries

2013-02-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Fred Ollinger folli...@gmail.com wrote: Haha, I don't know. I could be wrong. OpenJDK 7 is the current version, OpenJDK 8 is coming along nicely. OpenJDK 6 is the past. Yes, there' s been some RedHat volunteers saying they' ll keep releasing OpenJDK 6 updates

Re: Updating Java libraries

2013-02-11 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Fred Ollinger folli...@gmail.com wrote: OK, I won't build with java6 anymore then. don' t get me wrong, I don' t want to influence your decissions one way or the other. For sure there's a lot of openjdk 6 installed out there. My point was that, going forward,

Re: Apache OpenOffice in Fedora 19?

2013-02-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:13 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.comwrote: We should argue that the aliases came from OpenOffice and that they were hijacked if you want by LibreOffice. They even used the package name in the past to install LibreOffice and not OpenOffice. We tolerated it

Re: AOO on the Cloud

2013-02-07 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 10:32 PM, Albino Biasutti Neto bin...@apache.orgwrote: A suggestion for the future of Apache OpenOffice. :-) -- Albino Biasutti Neto Software Livre | Open Source | Free Software albino.ws ... @bino28 no identi.ca ~bino28 -- s.apache.org/zKb

Re: envelope addressing

2013-01-27 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Ivor Williams ivorwilliam...@hotmail.co.uk wrote: Request mWIKI account Thank you, Ivor V I´m curious, why the subject line envelope addressing ? And do you have

Re: Bug in AOO 3.4.1 on the Fedora 18

2013-01-24 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: It's not enough to remove LO, at least in all previous fedora versions, you have to blacklist lo in /etc/yum.conf with a line exclude=libreoffice* Sorry for nitpicking. But should this be automated as part of

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: That dies of course rely on having at least a significant minority of drug free competitors! :-) I think you pasted your reply into the wrong GMail compose window. Or, I´m beginning to lose track of where this thread is

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: Skate to where the puck will be rather than where it is or has been. That´s fine. So, who wants to add a -vncserver switch to AOO ? ;) FC -- During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: That´s fine. So, who wants to add a -vncserver switch to AOO ? ;) Hmmm I´ve been researching this and it turns out all VNC implementations out there are GPL. BUT there´s this interesting solution with an Apache license

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-19 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Fernando Cassia fcas...@gmail.com wrote: Ha! it looks as if I had written it with regards to AOO thin client ;) I´ll try to see if this thing is buildable and I can sort f make a wrapper-launcher for AOO... FC

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 5:44 AM, Joost Andrae joost.and...@gmx.de wrote: Oracle Cloud Office cannot be compared with developments like StarPortal or Sun ONE Webtop that needed office processes to run on client side. Oracle Cloud Office used the ODF file format to render it by using JavaScript.

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: What we really need is a cloud version of AOO like Google Docs. We don´t *need* ONE thing. That´s the beauty of open source, ´we´ could do *several* things. I for one don´t ´need´ an AJAX / HTML5 version of AOO... GDocs is

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com wrote: Swimming against global trends is not a sensible idea when you have very limited resources and very little time. Never implied that. Just said it´d be cool to have the current AOO edition repurposed -or extended- to also

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Fernando Cassia
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Joost Andrae joost.and...@gmx.de wrote: More important is the ability to modify documents on the go eg. from a mobile. Yes, and you can do that with an html5/ajax version hosted somewhere -you´d need a web server-, or also by logging into your AOO copy at home

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