Re: Question about binary upload process

2016-09-09 Thread Dave Brondsema
On 9/8/16 6:31 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: > Patricia Shanahan wrote: >> we have a lot of binaries to upload. >> Could someone with experience or knowledge of the process tell me a bit >> about how it is done, how long it takes, and what, if anything, it costs >> ASF? > > Sure. This changed just

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Pedro Giffuni
Hi Jörg; ... > From: Pedro Giffuni [mailto:p...@apache.org] > The thing about so-called "marketing gurus" is that their assumptions > about how the markets work may break down when we are talking about > software that has zero cost. > > I will simplify the marketing issue making a bold

Re: Question about binary upload process

2016-09-09 Thread Marcus
Am 09/09/2016 04:38 PM, schrieb Dave Brondsema: On 9/8/16 6:31 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: Patricia Shanahan wrote: we have a lot of binaries to upload. Could someone with experience or knowledge of the process tell me a bit about how it is done, how long it takes, and what, if anything, it

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Jim Jagielski
> On Sep 9, 2016, at 11:31 AM, Simos Xenitellis > wrote: > > > LibreOffice has a list of big ideas, called "crazy ideas", at > https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Crazy_Ideas > These require big effort and it would be great if an office suite > would

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Simos Xenitellis
On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 5:53 PM, Phillip Rhodes wrote: > Sure, I don't claim it's a perfect analogy between "their" world and the > world of F/OSS. > But I think the broad point generalizes well enough to apply to us: > > Have *some* differentiating factor that defines

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Phillip Rhodes
Sure, I don't claim it's a perfect analogy between "their" world and the world of F/OSS. But I think the broad point generalizes well enough to apply to us: Have *some* differentiating factor that defines why a group of people would find your product more desirable than the other options. If,

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Hagar Delest
Le 09/09/2016 à 20:11, Jim Jagielski a écrit : One of the great things about FOSS is the tight connection between users and developers. After all, most developers are users that have an itch to scratch. If there are things that the user community wants, then chances are good that developers

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread Jim Jagielski
One of the great things about FOSS is the tight connection between users and developers. After all, most developers are users that have an itch to scratch. If there are things that the user community wants, then chances are good that developers will be jazzed about working on them, or, at least,

Code signing available for OpenOffice

2016-09-09 Thread Mark Thomas
OpenOffice developers, The infrastructure team has regained access to the OpenOffice code signing account. If you would like to use it to sign releases please open an infra ticket and provide the Apache IDs of those committers that need access. Note that you can test sign files as much as you

Re: Another LWN article

2016-09-09 Thread Jim Jagielski
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Re: Question about binary upload process

2016-09-09 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Marcus wrote: Am 09/09/2016 04:38 PM, schrieb Dave Brondsema: On 9/8/16 6:31 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: 2) Whoever is in the best position to do so, uploads the binaries to the ASF. This can be done also by multiple people, who upload to different subdirs here:

Re: Code signing available for OpenOffice

2016-09-09 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Mark Thomas wrote: The infrastructure team has regained access to the OpenOffice code signing account. If you would like to use it to sign releases please open an infra ticket and provide the Apache IDs of those committers that need access. May I ask if this is the same Symantec system that

Re: Question about binary upload process

2016-09-09 Thread Patricia Shanahan
On 9/9/2016 3:23 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: Marcus wrote: Am 09/09/2016 04:38 PM, schrieb Dave Brondsema: On 9/8/16 6:31 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: 2) Whoever is in the best position to do so, uploads the binaries to the ASF. This can be done also by multiple people, who upload to different

Re: Question about binary upload process

2016-09-09 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Patricia Shanahan wrote: I suspect if I try to personally push all the artifacts, it will take a lot longer because of the limitations of my home PCs, and cable supplier. I'm supposed to get "up to" 150 Mbps, but I don't think I get that all the time. If your upload speed is in that order of

Re: Release process and 4.1.3

2016-09-09 Thread Andrea Pescetti
Patricia Shanahan wrote: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Release+Planning+Template It is what I would want to do for a major release with user interface changes. Yes, that one is the template for a 4.2.0, not for a 4.1.3 release. We also need something far, far more

Status of ASF Ubuntu Buildbots

2016-09-09 Thread Gavin McDonald
Hi All, I’ve been working on creating replacement VMs for the deprecated Tethys (10.04 64bit) , bb-vm2 (12.04 32bit) and bb-vm3 (12.04 32bit). This work is now complete. 3 VMs replaced with 2 x 14.04 LTS VMs. (As an aside there is a 16.04 LTS buildbot available if you want to do tests on it) 3

Re: Differentiate or Die

2016-09-09 Thread toki
On 09/09/2016 18:11, Jim Jagielski wrote: > We should be in touch with what our users, and our potential users, want. Do you mean something other https://bz.apache.org/ooo/buglist.cgi?f1=votes=greaterthan=Bug%20Number_format=advanced=---=100 jonathon