Re: Starting Introduction to Contributing to Apache OpenOffice Module

2012-11-19 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Miguel Diaz wrote: Hello everyone, my name is Miguel and I'm interesting in helping with the documentation of Open Office. I do not have previous formal writing experience except for what I have done in my undergraduate and graduate courses. However, I'm willing to contribute my time and learn.

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-21 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Jürgen, Jürgen Schmidt schrieb: Hi, first of all I would like to volunteer again as release manager for our next release if it's ok for our community. +1 +1 on that from me also Second I would like to define with you what our next release will be. After various

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-21 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Jürgen, Jürgen Schmidt schrieb: Hi, first of all I would like to volunteer again as release manager for our next release if it's ok for our community. +1 +1

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-23 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 11/21/12 5:33 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Rob Weir wrote

Re: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list

2012-11-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
of the Getting Started Guide and getting them ready for publication. I look forward to working with you Keith N. McKenna

Re: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list

2012-11-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On 11/29/2012 12:34 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Mark Roest wrote: At the moment most of my energies have been directed at reviewing the chapters of the Getting Started Guide and getting them ready for publication. I look forward to working with you Keith N. McKenna

Re: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list

2012-11-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Yue Helen wrote: Welcome Mark! Are you interested in contributing to OpenOffice documentation? Can you please introduce yourself briefly or what areas you are interested in? I'm from development...I think we need people on documentation. Can someone here explain if we have a documentation

Re: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list

2012-12-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Mark Roest wrote: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list Regards, Mark Roest Since this seems to be going in the direction of on-line documentation I will bow out and close down the effort on ODFAuthors. Regards Keith

Re: Documentation Recruitment (was: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list)

2012-12-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 7:55 AM, Guy Waterval waterval@gmail.com wrote: Hi Rob, Hi all, 2012/11/30 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org [...] That would be the point of a call for volunteers then, wouldn't it? Bring in more volunteers with the skills needed to create an outline,

Re: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list

2012-12-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
RGB ES wrote: 2012/12/1 Guy Waterval waterval@gmail.com Hi Rob, Hi all, 2012/11/30 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org [...] That would be the point of a call for volunteers then, wouldn't it? Bring in more volunteers with the skills needed to create an outline, etc. There are independent

[User Docs] End of effort to get AOO v3.4 Getting Started Guide finished

2012-12-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
. I will continue to contribute where I can, but that is difficult or someone who is not a developer. Regards Keith N. McKenna

Re: [User Docs] End of effort to get AOO v3.4 Getting Started Guide finished

2012-12-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Alexandro Colorado wrote: On 12/1/12, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: After 3 months of frustration it is time to end the effort to get The Getting Started Guide that had been started for AOO 3.4 completed. Despite repeated requests for help on the ODFAuthors list

My mwiki account appears to have vanished

2012-12-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Evening; I just tried to log in to my mwiki account and was informed by a very polite error message that I no longer exist.(See Below) Login error There is no user by the name KNMcKenna. Check your spelling. I know that I logged in last week. Could this account have been deleted in the

Re: My mwiki account appears to have vanished

2012-12-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote: On 12/02/2012 09:31 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Evening; I just tried to log in to my mwiki account and was informed by a very polite error message that I no longer exist.(See Below) Login error There is no user by the name KNMcKenna. Check your spelling. I

Re: [User Docs] End of effort to get AOO v3.4 Getting Started Guide finished

2012-12-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
that there is at least a Getting Started Guide available or the lateset 3.x version. If you are interested we can discuss this further in a separate thread. Regards Keith On 12/1/2012 10:12 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: After 3 months of frustration it is time to end the effort to get The Getting Started

Re: Documentation Recruitment (was: Please add me to The OpenOffice.org Documentation Project list)

2012-12-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On 12/01/2012 12:52 PM, Guy Waterval wrote: Hi Rob, Hi all, 2012/12/1 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 7:55 AM, Guy Waterval waterval@gmail.com wrote: Hi Rob, Hi all, 2012/11/30 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org [...] That would be the point of a

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 26/11/2012 Rob Weir wrote: [Can I install Openoffice on my IPAD?] I nominate this for an FAQ

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-07 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Marcus (Ono) wrote: Am 12/03/2012 11:11 PM, schrieb Rob Weir: On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Marcus (OOo)marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Am 12/03/2012 09:19 PM, schrieb Rob Weir: On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Sun, Dec

[Proposal] Update and merge User FAQ's from Web ite and mwiiki

2012-12-07 Thread Keith N. McKenna
on the mediawiki (mwiki) and updating the FAQ's already there by eliminating outdated references to version 1 and version 2 and any duplications. If there are no objections in 72 hours I will start merging the entries from the website into the mwiki. Regards Keith N. Mckenna

Re: not accessible; violation of ADA

2012-12-10 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Aleksei wrote: you are in violation of my civil rights as defined by US law. have i got you attention? i recently upgraded from open office 3.3 to open office Apache 3.4.1. it is an absolute disaster. i am visually disabled and Dyslexic. i ABSOLUTELY NEED a functional spelling check to do my

Re: [Proposal] Update and merge User FAQ's from Web ite and mwiiki

2012-12-10 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Keith N. McKenna wrote: Based on extended discussions on this list at: http://markmail.org/search/+list:org.apache.incubator.ooo-dev#query:%20list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.ooo-dev+page:1+mid:pkyogj4m45anxuxg+state:results. I propose to start merging and updating the User FAQ's from the website

Re: Draft Board report for December

2012-12-10 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrea Pescetti wrote: I started drafting the Board report for December, due on December 12. You can find the current draft at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/2012+Dec Please complete/improve it directly on the wiki page, or send comments here. The report should cover,

Re: Starting Introduction to Contributing to Apache OpenOffice Module (Documentation)

2012-12-12 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote: On 12/10/2012 09:17 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Travis Tyler wrote: Hi, My name is Travis Tyler and I'm hoping to volunteer. I'm a student from Austin, at the University of Texas. I love to write and solve problems and I'm looking for a way to exercise both

Re: [Documentation] What gives the most bang for the buck?

2012-12-18 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Donald Whytock wrote: Hotkey reference pages? My personal preference for documentation is usually immediate-answer stuff like reference pages and very specific how-tos, as opposed to general guides and introductions. Perhaps that's just me coming from a programming perspective. Don Don;

Re: [Documentation] What gives the most bang for the buck?

2012-12-18 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Donald Whytock wrote: Hotkey reference pages? My personal preference for documentation is usually immediate-answer stuff like reference pages and very specific how-tos, as opposed to general

Re: [Documentation] What gives the most bang for the buck?

2012-12-19 Thread Keith N. McKenna
volunteers. On the other hand, some just want to write, and not worry about a more complicated document preparation workflow. Regards, -Rob On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Keith N

Re: New documentation list active

2012-12-23 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrea Pescetti wrote: The documentation mailing list is now active. It took a while this time, but Infra was experimenting with the new tools, it should get better in future. The mailing list address is d...@openoffice.apache.org To subscribe, as usual, send a message to

Update to merge of FAQ's from web site to mwiki

2012-12-23 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Keith N. McKenna wrote: Based on extended discussions on this list at: http://markmail.org/search/+list:org.apache.incubator.ooo-dev#query:%20list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.ooo-dev+page:1+mid:pkyogj4m45anxuxg+state:results. I propose to start merging and updating the User FAQ's from the website

Re: Update to merge of FAQ's from web site to mwiki

2012-12-23 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Alexandro Colorado wrote: On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Keith N. McKenna wrote: Based on extended discussions on this list at: http://markmail.org/search/+**list:org.apache.incubator.ooo-** dev#query:%20list%3Aorg.**apache.incubator.ooo

Re: Update to merge of FAQ's from web site to mwiki

2012-12-23 Thread Keith N. McKenna
janI wrote: On 23 December 2012 19:31, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.netwrote: Keith N. McKenna wrote: Based on extended discussions on this list at: http://markmail.org/search/+**list:org.apache.incubator.ooo-** dev#query:%20list%3Aorg.**apache.incubator.ooo-dev+page:** 1

Re: [RELEASE]: AOO 3.4.1 respin

2013-01-09 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 1/8/13 6:02 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 1/7/13 1:35 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:32 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: I plan now with the following 8 languages for our upcoming AOO 3.4 1 respin: Danish (da), Swedish (sv), Norwegian

Re: Hi

2013-01-24 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Doug Lee wrote: Hi guys, My name's Doug.I'm a first year computing student from Australia interested in getting involved in the Open Office project. I've learnt how to program in C and SQL and a bit of Java and was hoping to use these skills or pick up new ones to contribute to the project.I

Re: Hi

2013-01-24 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Doug Lee wrote: Hi guys, My name's Doug.I'm a first year computing student from Australia interested in getting involved in the Open Office project. I've learnt how to program in C and SQL and a bit of Java and was hoping to use these skills or pick up new ones to contribute to the project.I

Re: Update to merge of FAQ's from web site to mwiki

2013-03-04 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Keith N. McKenna wrote: Keith N. McKenna wrote: Based on extended discussions on this list at: http://markmail.org/search/+list:org.apache.incubator.ooo-dev#query:%20list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.ooo-dev+page:1+mid:pkyogj4m45anxuxg+state:results. I propose to start merging and updating the User

[Discuss] Should this old FAQ around distribution of a JRE with AOO b migrated?

2013-03-05 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Greetings all; I find myself in need of the collected wisdom of the community on whether to prune one of the FAQ's from the web site or to take the axe to it completely. The FAQ in question is located here; http://www.openoffice.org/FAQs/faq-overview.html#11, and has to do with the

[Problem with Mwiki] Link to list catagories not working

2013-03-06 Thread Keith N. McKenna
At the bottom of all Create and Edit pages in mwii there is a note to categorize all pages with a link that calls a special page that lists the category tree. It is preset to look at: Category:Manindex Mode: Categories only Namespace: all When called instead of returning the category tree

Re: [Problem with Mwiki] Link to list catagories not working

2013-03-07 Thread Keith N. McKenna
janI wrote: On 6 March 2013 22:38, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: At the bottom of all Create and Edit pages in mwii there is a note to categorize all pages with a link that calls a special page that lists the category tree. It is preset to look at: Category:Manindex

Re: Fact checks for FQ consolidation

2013-03-08 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: I have 2 questions around Bugzilla for the rewrite of the FAQ's. 1: Are we currently using a vanilla instance of Mozilla's Bugzilla, or are we still using the IssueTracker from Collabnet? We

Re: A question about existing practices

2013-03-20 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 6:39 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: Hagar Delest wrote: if the votes are reset, I'll take it as a huge setback for the users decisions Resetting votes does not make sense. There is a limit on how many bugs a user can vote for and

Re: Starting Introduction to Contributing to Apache OpenOffice Module

2013-03-20 Thread Keith N. McKenna
of the documentation. Regards Keith N. McKenna - To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail: dev-h...@openoffice.apache.org

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

2013-03-27 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Donald Whytock dwhyt...@gmail.com wrote: Just tossing this out...It seems Apache Derby is the one SQL-based DBMS in the Foundation. It's actively maintained, and, while it's written in Java, it still works in a client/server model and is

Re: Sidebar merged into trunk

2013-04-10 Thread Keith N. McKenna
janI wrote: On 10 April 2013 11:48, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: Hi community, the first phase of the sidebar development is complete. The sidebar is now feature complete, ie all panels that are planned for the 4.0 release are now available. More importantly: we have just merged

Re: Sidebar merged into trunk

2013-04-10 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 4/10/13 3:45 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: janI wrote: On 10 April 2013 11:48, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: snip A small question is someone looking at documenting this new feature, including online doc ? rgds jan I. Best regards, Andre

Re: [mwiki]Pictures are not displaying

2013-04-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
RGB ES wrote: If you pick any page on the wiki, pictures are not displayed, not even those from the templates: an error message is displayed instead. See for example here: http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/UserGuide http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/UserGuide/UI but

Re: draft blog post

2013-05-15 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=apache_openoffice_one_year_50 I'd like to get this out today. -Rob Rob; Along with the things mentioned by Don: This information is gleamed from the IP address. - This information is gleaned from the IP address.

Re: Proposal for sidebar help

2013-05-20 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Regina Henschel wrote: Hi all, I'm going to write a new help page for the bundled help for the new sidebar window. From a technical point of view it works already. But I'm no native English speaker and therefore my English sounds strange sometimes. So I need your help. I have copied the page

Re: Question about message on wiki archived pages...???

2013-07-11 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 12:52 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: On 11 July 2013 21:47, janI j...@apache.org wrote: On 11 July 2013 18:47, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: I have a question about the archived message on this page:

Re: Where to keep release notes?

2013-07-14 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 7:54 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 4:45 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 3:52 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com

[Discuss}{Release Notes 4.0.0]

2013-07-15 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Given the negative press we have received in some quarters about having dropped language translations, would it make sense to add a notice in the Release Notes for 4.0.0 about languages that were available for 3.4.x but not available for 4.0.0. My personal feeling is that it would be good

Re: [Discuss}{Release Notes 4.0.0]

2013-07-15 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Given the negative press we have received in some quarters about having dropped language translations, would it make sense to add a notice in the Release Notes for 4.0.0 about languages that were

Re: Cwiki: use pictures attached on a different page

2013-07-18 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ricardo Berlasso wrote: I started a translation for the release notes as a child page of the release notes itself https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=33295326 But pictures attached to the main release notes page are not displayed on the child page. Is there any

Re: Cwiki: use pictures attached on a different page

2013-07-18 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Keith N. McKenna wrote: Ricardo Berlasso wrote: I started a translation for the release notes as a child page of the release notes itself https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=33295326 But pictures attached to the main release notes page are not displayed

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

2013-07-18 Thread Keith N. McKenna
janI wrote: +1 rgds jan I On 17 July 2013 09:40, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, this is a call for vote on releasing the following release candidate (RC2 revision 1503704) as Apache OpenOffice 4.0. This will be an important release for Apache OpenOffice with bigger

Re: [DISCUSS] added security to avoid changes in artifacts.

2013-07-24 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Hi. I have followed the discussions in here, and have seen a number of not wanted changed in our important artifacts happen. I think it is important, that items like our logos, release notes etc. cannot be changed

Re: Starting Introduction to Contributing to Apache OpenOffice Module

2013-07-24 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Scott Robert wrote: I am Robert Scott I was an IT Project manager for the US Department of Justice and now retired. I enjoy writing technical documentation and would like to volunteer for this task. Hello Robert and welcome to the Apache OpenOffice community. We are currently preparing the

Re: User Guide area on CWiki

2013-08-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: Is there any problem with moving the CWiki User Guide area -- https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/User+Guides to the Archive area? https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Archive This User Guide area is not current and may confuse interested

Re: [RELEASE]: preparation for AOO 4.0.1

2013-08-13 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 6:26 AM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: On 13 August 2013 15:14, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 5:24 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, first if all I volunteer to act as the release manager for AOO 4.0.1

Re: [RELEASE] finishing release notes

2013-09-25 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann orwittm...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi, our vote for releasing AOO401rc3 as AOO 4.0.1 went well and we are about to release this version. Hereby I request everybody to have a look at the current draft release notes for AOO

Re: Skills, Resources and Mentors

2013-10-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Herbert Duerr wrote: On 01.10.2013 14:03, Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 7:24 AM, Herbert Duerr h...@apache.org wrote: On 01.10.2013 07:14, Rainer Bielefeld wrote: Tal Daniel schrieb: But I couldn't edit the wiki page (I'm logged in to as Talchu). Hi, I can confirm that

Re: Skills, Resources and Mentors

2013-10-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Raphael Bircher wrote: Am 02.10.13 00:14, schrieb Kay Schenk: On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Ricardo Berlasso rgb.m...@gmail.com wrote: 2013/10/1 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann orwittm...@googlemail.com Hi, On 01.10.2013 17:57, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Herbert Duerr wrote: On 01.10.2013 14:03

Re: [PROPOSAL] End-of-Life for OpenOffice.org 3.3.0

2013-10-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I'd like to move forward now with this proposal from July. I've updated the EOL page here to say that OOo 3.3.0 and earlier are no longer supported. That page

Re: Apache

2013-10-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Michael Humpherys wrote: Hi, My name is Mike and I'm interested in getting involved with the Apache Foundation projects. I'm currently leaving in eastern Iowa. I've got some experience in C++ and I'm interested in doing some work in programming

Re: Time to think about a Language Update release?

2013-11-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Andrea Pescetti wrote: Comparing http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html and https://translate.apache.org/projects/aoo40/ I see that we have: - Two unreleased languages that are now 100% translated (Bulgarian and Danish) - One language with

Re: Updated migration guide?

2013-11-11 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rob Weir wrote: I'm thinking of starting to create an updated migration guide for AOO. If you have any thoughts on this, or want to help, let me know. Target audience includes: 1) Individual Microsoft Office users, where such users provide

Re: Updated migration guide?

2013-11-12 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Graham Lauder wrote: On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 8:24 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: I'm thinking of starting to create an updated

Re: Updated migration guide?

2013-11-12 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 6:58 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Graham Lauder wrote: On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 8:24 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote

Re: EXTERNAL: Re: Building comphelper

2013-12-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Steele, Raymond wrote: Herbert, Let me know if you did not get the attachment. -Original Message- From: Steele, Raymond Sent: Monday, December 02, 2013 3:29 PM To: 'Herbert Duerr'; dev@openoffice.apache.org Cc: Meffe, David K Subject:

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

2013-12-04 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rob Weir wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=call_for_comments_apache_openoffice This idea has been in my queue for a while. I'd like to push it out now for public comment, and based on that try to get a new distributor

Re: Newbie documentation volunteer introduction

2013-12-17 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 swh...@frontier.com wrote: My name is Steven Hupp. I would like to help out with documentation. My aim is to get more experience with technical writing. I have subscribed to the dev, doc, user and announce mailing lists. I am making my way through

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2013-12-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-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 service customers.. I have a question who at this organization can I e mail my question

Re: Performance measurements on Mac vs others

2013-12-31 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Alexandro Colorado wrote: On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Raphael Bircher r.birc...@gmx.ch wrote: Am 31.12.13 18:48, schrieb Alexandro Colorado: Hi I am in a disucussion with a friend about how slow is OpenOffice for Mac since it relies on

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-01-06 Thread Keith N. McKenna
. It is in the Saved Application State folder in your User/Library. See this post on the user forum for detailed instructions: https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17t=55755#p244931 Regards Keith N. McKenna -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2.0.22 (MingW32) Comment

Re: OOXML support in AOO

2014-01-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote: Hi, the OSBA OOXML improvement use case 4 - comments/annotations on text ranges - had been addressed for AOO 4.1. For further details have a look at the draft of the release notes for next planned release. Best

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-02-04 Thread Keith N. McKenna
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Roberto Bernardin wrote: I USED THE 4.0.0 version for several months and it was a good experience. Some days ago appears a dialog window I cannot close it, and I cannot save anymore the hold files with a new name, I cannot print in PDF FORMAT any

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice Wiki

2014-02-16 Thread Keith N. McKenna
shiko wrote: Hello, my name is Shiko Mstoyan I want to write some extensions but i can't get to wiki i always got Service temporarily unavailable error. Hope for reply) Hi Shiko; One of the Apache servers has been experiencing technical difficulties a good part of the day. Our

[Release Notes] Is Java 7 still a known issue with 4.1.0

2014-03-20 Thread Keith N. McKenna
The Release Notes for 4.1.0 still list a potential problem with Java 7 being reported as defective and a recommendation to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable or fall back to Java 6 if that dos not solve the problem. Is this still a problem or can that section be removed from the

Re: stupid program

2014-03-21 Thread Keith N. McKenna
#AOO4.0.1ReleaseNotes-KnownIssues. Apache OpenOffice is not a company it is open source software that is developed by volunteers under the auspices of the Apache Software Foundation a charitable foundation dedicated to creating software for the public good. Regards Keith N. McKenna signature.asc Description

Re: Reporting a problem with the OpenOffice website

2014-03-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Charlotte Tuengen wrote: Hello I live in Norway and speak Norwegian. The OpenOffice Apache 4.0.1 isn’t released in Norwegian yet, so I’m trying to download it in English. That is not possible at all. It just says that “Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 for Windows (EXE) and Norwegian (bokmal) is not

Re: [VOTE]: Release Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0 (RC4)

2014-04-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jürgen Schmidt wrote: [X] +1 Release this package as Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0 [ ] 0 Don't care [ ] -1 Do not release this package because... Only problem I have found is with send as e-mail though this appears only to effect Windows XP. Still not anywhere near a reason not to

Re: Quote requested-Open Office 3

2014-04-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrea Pescetti wrote: On 14/04/2014 Rob Weir wrote: https://www.openoffice.org/faq.html There is also these FAQ's on the wiki: https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/FAQ Why do we have two places for FAQs? I'm sure there was a good reason once... Back at the time only a few

Re: My Introduction

2014-04-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
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Re: [RELEASE]: final preparation ....

2014-04-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Kay Schenk wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 3:54 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, assuming the vote for AOO 4.1 will pass

Re: [RELEASE]: final preparation ....

2014-04-28 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, assuming the vote for AOO 4.1 will pass successful

Re: need wiki help

2014-04-29 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Marcus (OOo) wrote: Am 04/29/2014 12:18 PM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti: On 29/04/2014 Jürgen Schmidt wrote: our release notes are under https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1+Release+Notes but the download page generates a link based on the complete version 4.1.0, means

Re: [PROPOSAL][RELEASE]: remove 4.1.0 beta from Sourceforge and from Aapche dist

2014-04-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jürgen Schmidt wrote: Hi, removing 4.1 Beta from dist is natural but I would like to propose that we drop remove the 4.1 beta from the SF server as well. Any opinions?he usefulness of the beta has exop Juergen +1 The usefulness of the Beta has expired so there is no reason to keep it

Re: Misleading Mac message

2014-04-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 01:48:38PM +0200, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 4/30/14 1:42 PM, Rory O'Farrell wrote: A User on en-Forum has posted this: After receiving notification of the availability of Open Office 4.1.0 Where did he get the notification?

Re: Misleading Mac message

2014-04-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrea Pescetti wrote: Keith N. McKenna wrote: will also start another thread here as to whether we should add it to the 4.1 notes. No need to discuss it. The Mac OS X C++ extensions compatibility is clearly something that must be added to the 4.1 Release Notes. The Known Issues are our

Re: Misleading Mac message

2014-04-30 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: Hi Keith, On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:14:00PM -0400, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Another broken thing in MacOSX are C++ extensions, I have seen any mention of this in the release notes. Ariel; If you can you point me to any discussion of this problem for MaxOSX

Re: Broken Bugzilla link in Release Notes

2014-05-01 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Andrea Pescetti wrote: Our 4.1 release notes https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1+Release+Notes contain a link to Bugzilla for a list of fixed bugs https://issues.apache.org/ooo/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=doremremaction=runnamedcmd=AOO_410_Resolved but the list does

Re: [RELEASE] No multimedia support in MacOSX

2014-05-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: Hi, Please some native English speaker add this item in the Known Issues section of the 4.1 Release Notes https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=124800 Regards Hi Ariel; I will gladly update the release notes, but first let me make sure that I

Re: [RELEASE] No multimedia support in MacOSX

2014-05-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: Hi Keith, On Fri, May 02, 2014 at 02:02:17PM -0400, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Please some native English speaker add this item in the Known Issues section of the 4.1 Release Notes https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=124800 I will gladly update

Re: [RELEASE] No multimedia support in MacOSX

2014-05-02 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: Hi, Please some native English speaker add this item in the Known Issues section of the 4.1 Release Notes https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=124800 Regards I have updated the 4.1.0 Release Notes on the c-wiki for this issue. Only problem is

Re: New Volunteer Information

2014-05-11 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jake Thomas wrote: Good afternoon, My names Jake Thomas, from Victoria Australia, and well I guess I am looking to help out. I have completed introductions lvls 1 2, and am in the process of reading over lvl 3. The main area i would probably be able to assist in will be

Re: New Volunteer Note

2014-05-16 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Thomas Erickson wrote: Hello! My name is Tom, and I'm pleased to be a new volunteer QA analyst! I recently (April of 2014) received my certification in Software Quality Assurance and Testing, but am looking forward to honing my skills with hands-on work, My background has most recently been

Re: [MWiki] Account creation

2014-05-19 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jay Roaf wrote: Hello! New volunteer here. Could you please set up a user account with username faszikam? Thanks. Jay Roaf Greetings and welcome Jay. Account faszikam has been created on the mwiki and a temporary password has been sent to your email. Regards Keith N. McKenna

Re: Volunteering with OpenOffice Documentation

2014-05-20 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Bailey Naas wrote: Hello All, I'm hoping to get involved with documenting OpenOffice. My degree was in computer science, so I have a lot of programming background, and I just received a certificate in technical communication. I am excited to expand my skill set, so please let me know what

Re: Question for the Open Office for Android and blind users?

2014-05-27 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Marco Retzlaff wrote: Hello, i think, that my question isn't right here, but this is the best place I think. Is the Android Version of Open Office fully compatible with TalkBack (The Screen Reader for blind users in Android)? I'm blind myself and this is a very important question for all

Re: Starting Introduction to Contributing to Apache OpenOffice Module

2014-06-03 Thread Keith N. McKenna
://openoffice.apache.org/orientation/intro-doc.html if you have not already. I see that you are subscribed to the documentation mailing list already. That is where most communication for the documentation team is done. I hope to see you on the doc list and I look forward to working with you. Regards Keith N. McKenna

Re: [RELEASE]: propose a AOO 4.1.1 bugfix release as next release

2014-06-05 Thread Keith N. McKenna
Jürgen Schmidt wrote: Hi, over the last weeks we have seen some bugs that seems to be serious enough to provide a AOO 4.1.1 bugfix release. Well this is at least my opinion and I would like to volunteer again to manage such a bugfix release as acting release manager. The issue 124985 [1]

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