Draft Blog Post: You Can Help Us Improve OpenOffice by Helping Us Test

2012-11-06 Thread Rob Weir
https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=you_can_help_us_improve If anyone has other ideas for the list of reasons to help with QA, let me know. But in general it looks like we're ready to start a major recruitment effort for QA. We can probably do something similar for localization

Re: Draft Blog Post: You Can Help Us Improve OpenOffice by Helping Us Test

2012-11-07 Thread Rob Weir
at 6:31 AM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=you_can_help_us_improve If anyone has other ideas for the list of reasons to help with QA, let me know

Re: Draft Blog Post: You Can Help Us Improve OpenOffice by Helping Us Test

2012-11-07 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 1:08 PM, Alexandro Colorado j...@oooes.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https

ApacheCon EU Survey

2012-11-09 Thread Rob Weir
A few questions for those who attended in Sinsheim from the AOO project. I'm hoping these answers will help us decide how to allocate resources to future events. On a scale of 1-5, where 1 is lowest and 5 is highest, how effective was attending ApacheCon EU to you for each of the following: A.

Re: [DISCUSS] Do we want download links for Dev Builds on a usual webpage?

2012-11-09 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Marcus (OOo) marcus.m...@wtnet.de wrote: Hi all, a quick question as I don't know the status of this request: Do we (still) want to have download links for Dev Builds that refer to the respective people's dir? IMHO we don't want pages in

Re: a german speaking Flyer

2012-11-10 Thread Rob Weir
On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 4:28 PM, jan iversen jancasacon...@gmail.com wrote: I think that is a good idea, the flyer is a nice summary and could be used at any local events, or simply as a press release. Just to air a thought, should we make a directory trunk/main/documentation, and use the

Re: Materials about Apachecon EU

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: Here's a collection of all materials we have so far about ApacheCon EU. This may be especially useful if someone wants to prepare a post-conference press release or blog post, something with a more organic structure

Re: Completed Decision making page

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 6:28 PM, colin mcdermott colinjamesmcderm...@gmail.com wrote: Done. Congratulations! You have completed this Module Please send a note to dev@openoffice.apache.orgdev@openoffice.apache.org?subject=Completed%20Decision%20Making%20Module so we all know. This is also a

Re: Planned entry for Apache OOO Blog

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:11 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: Hi Armin, On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 02:50:03PM +0100, Armin Le Grand wrote: Hi List, I have prepared a blog entry (currently draft) since I saw that LO had currently integrated some stuff from our codebase,

Re: Apache OpenOffice at FOSDEM 2013

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 8:49 AM, RA Stehmann anw...@rechtsanwalt-stehmann.de wrote: Am 13.11.2012 03:01, schrieb Rob Weir: On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:22 PM, Donald Harbison dpharbi...@gmail.com wrote: {forgive top posting} First off, thanks for leading the charge at FOSDEM. On this side

Re: [User Docs] What do we as a community want for user documentation or AOO

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM, RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/9/20 RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com 2012/9/16 Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net Greetings All; In order to stimulate some discussion on user documentation I have added the hollowing page to the User Documentation

Re: Apache OpenOffice at FOSDEM 2013

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 8:49 AM, RA Stehmann anw...@rechtsanwalt-stehmann.de wrote: Am 13.11.2012 03:01, schrieb Rob Weir: On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:22 PM, Donald Harbison dpharbi...@gmail.com wrote: {forgive top posting

Re: [PROPOSAL] Initiate a Contest for Branding of 4.0

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Graham Lauder g.a.lau...@gmail.com wrote: 5 days is about up and we have no -1so I've started a page for creating of the proposed RFP on the confluence wiki here: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Brand+Contest+RFP Question: Is it worth

Re: [User Docs] What do we as a community want for user documentation or AOO

2012-11-13 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 5:05 PM, RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/11/12 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM, RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/9/20 RGB ES rgb.m...@gmail.com 2012/9/16 Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net Greetings All

Re: Apache OO program crashes

2012-11-14 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 13/11/2012 Painius wrote: then I should notify all of you to see if someone else has the problem and possibly a solution. His tip did not keep AOO from crashing, so here goes... Frequent crashes are often due

Best practices for contributing code to both Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice

2012-11-14 Thread Rob Weir
I've heard some discussion and interest in this topic off-list. There has been some practical experience, but nothing that we've written down or promoted. I'd be interested in seeing if we can come up with some solid best practices. The problem: Many (most?) open source contributors are not

Re: Apache OO program crashes

2012-11-14 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 6:23 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 13/11/2012 Painius wrote: then I should notify all of you to see

Re: Best practices for contributing code to both Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice

2012-11-14 Thread Rob Weir
to it. -Rob Jan I On 14 November 2012 19:28, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: I've heard some discussion and interest in this topic off-list. There has been some practical experience, but nothing that we've written down or promoted. I'd be interested in seeing if we can come up with some solid

Look at the pretty branches

2012-11-14 Thread Rob Weir
I see that our project is growing new branches. Would it make sense to start documenting these on a wiki page, so it is clear what each one is, and who is maintaining it? Current branches are: AOO34/ --- Our 3.4.x branch, would be used if we ever need a 3.4.2 alg/ -- This is Armin's long-term

Re: Look at the pretty branches

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:02 AM, Herbert Duerr h...@apache.org wrote: On 15.11.2012 10:33, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote: On 15.11.2012 00:10, Rob Weir wrote: I see that our project is growing new branches. Would it make sense to start documenting these on a wiki page, so it is clear what

Re: Proposal: Ask OpenOffice promotion

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
. If any projects adapt the idea please feed back here. Sent from my tablet On Nov 14, 2012 11:42 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: This is mainly a community-relations / public outreach idea. I noticed that when we do a blog post we get a lot of unrelated questions, some of them quite

Re: Proposal: Ask OpenOffice promotion

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
/14/12, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: This is mainly a community-relations / public outreach idea. I noticed that when we do a blog post we get a lot of unrelated questions, some of them quite good. So I'm

Re: [DISCUSS] Do we want download links for Dev Builds on a usual webpage?

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:44 AM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 11/11/2012 Kay Schenk wrote: On 11/11/2012 04:22 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Development+Snapshot+Builds (they are also called with/without system integration

Re: Open sources days denmark.

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:07 AM, jan iversen jancasacon...@gmail.com wrote: Is this a place we want to show up ? http://www.opensourcedays.org/2012/ It is pretty big in scandinavia. Maybe add it here: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Events+Calendar Certainly would be a

Re: New stats script: platform.py

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Herbert Duerr h...@apache.org wrote: On 15.11.2012 15:35, Rob Weir wrote: I just checked in a new script (platform.py) that queries the SourceForge REST API to get a platform breakdown for downloads. For example, looking at 3.4.1 downloads from November 1st

Re: Look at the pretty branches

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
of Thermodynamics, etc. Regards, -Rob rgds jan I. On 15 November 2012 21:57, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:09 PM, jan iversen jancasacon...@gmail.com wrote: Apart from the branches it seems we have a directory called trunk-orig, that only seems to contain 3 files

Re: Proposal: Ask OpenOffice promotion

2012-11-15 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:00 PM, F C. Costero fjcc.apa...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:44 AM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: Rob Weir wrote: This is mainly a community-relations / public outreach

Re: [PROPOSAL] Initiate a Contest for Branding of 4.0

2012-11-16 Thread Rob Weir
PM, Graham Lauder g.a.lau...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 6:03 AM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Graham Lauder g.a.lau...@gmail.com wrote: 5 days is about up and we have no -1so I've started a page for creating

Re: New committer: Jan Iversen

2012-11-16 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 5:05 AM, jan iversen j...@apache.org wrote: Thanks for the promotion. Congratulations! CMS / Pootle works, and I am trying hard to make a correct loaf file. Any idea when SVN will be relocated ? You can see the latest status on the JIRA issues here:

Let's think about a Call for Dev Volunteers

2012-11-16 Thread Rob Weir
As you have probably seen, we're currently doing a call for QA volunteer, supported by a blog post, the website and social media. They all direct users to an Introduction to QA page: http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/orientation/intro-qa.html We've been promoting this for a week now and

Re: Bad press

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 8:16 PM, Ian C i...@amham.net wrote: Hi All, saw this today http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9233890/German_city_dumps_OpenOffice_switches_to_Microsoft?source=CTWNLE_nlt_pm_2012-11-20 Maybe an upgrade from 3.2 would help them? It is bizarre. They ran their

Re: Draft blog post: Call for Marketing Volunteers

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:06 PM, F C. Costero fjcc.apa...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=call_for_marketing_volunteers A minor point about perhaps second only to Linux and Firefox. Can

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Regina Henschel rb.hensc...@t-online.de 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 Second I would like to define with you what

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
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 on that from me

Re: Bad press

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: On Nov 21, 2012, at 6:16 AM, Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 8:16 PM, Ian C i...@amham.net wrote: Hi All, saw this today http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9233890

Re: Maven plug-in for building extension description.xml files

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
, the requirements for source file headers are here: http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html Package names would ideally be: org.apache.openoffice -Rob Robert On Nov 21, 2012, at 10:37 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Robert Barbey robert.bar...@acrolinx.com

Re: [Mwiki] New accounts by invitation only?

2012-11-21 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: On Nov 21, 2012, at 1:12 PM, jan iversen wrote: thanks for your reply. On 21 November 2012 21:17, TJ Frazier tjfraz...@cfl.rr.com wrote: On 11/21/2012 14:24, jan iversen wrote: having looked at the mediawiki pages,

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: On Nov 22, 2012, at 3:50 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: On 11/21/12 10:14 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote: Am 11/21/2012 09:41 PM, schrieb jan iversen: On 21 November 2012 21:30, Andrea Pescettipesce...@apache.org wrote: Jürgen

Re: Apache OpenOffice: Call for Marketing Volunteers

2012-11-22 Thread Rob Weir
to right, edit, then follow the staging build, then verify on staging, then publish then verify on production server. -Rob Jan. On 21 November 2012 23:24, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 5:19 PM, jan iversen j...@apache.org wrote: Help me out please... 1) I

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: On Nov 22, 2012, at 9:21 AM, Rob Weir wrote: On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: On Nov 22, 2012, at 3:50 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: snip Exactly, we would release the new

Re: Help with Design and Marketing Projects (OpenOffice)

2012-11-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Milosh Vujnovic mil...@techcolossus.com wrote: Hi there, I'm interested in providing help with projects related to Web Design (landing pages, complete websites...), Internet Marketing or HTML/CSS. I'm a freelancer with 8 years of expirience actively working in

Re: Allow detection of words being in italic or not

2012-11-22 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Fan Zheng zheng.easy...@gmail.com wrote: hi Pinto: Very interesting suggestion! But let me clarify something. You mean, in some kind of language (in your case, the Portuguese for example), when you referring some characters or words from foreign languages,

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
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: On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Jürgen

Re: Could anybody who has MS word 97 help to verify bug 35763?

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 2:58 AM, Damjan Jovanovic damjan@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 4:25 AM, lou ql louqin...@gmail.com wrote: https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=35763 It's about the import/export of underling color, I have verified with MS word 2003, but I don't

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 3:39 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, we all know that the number of volunteers helping with translation is growing and we would like to make new languages as soon as possible available. This is important for two reason, first to make AOO available

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
release full versions of Danish, etc., 3.4.1. All we need to do is vote on a new source tarball which could be called AOO341-danish-patch.tgz or whatever. -Rob Jan. On 23 November 2012 15:01, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 3:39 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm

Re: [RELEASE] AOO.next = AOO 4.0

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Rory O'Farrell ofarr...@iol.ie wrote: On Fri, 23 Nov 2012 08:53:38 -0500 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org 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

Re: [BLOG][DRAFT]: blog draft to reach out even more translators for the languages with more than 93% UI coverage

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I drafted [1] a blog post to attract again some further volunteers helping us with translations. As mentioned earlier we have several languages where we have a UI coverage of more than 93%. I hope we can find

Re: [BLOG][DRAFT]: blog draft to reach out even more translators for the languages with more than 93% UI coverage

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
have a nice wekend Jan. On 23 November 2012 18:17, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/23/12 5:54 PM, Rob Weir wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

Re: [BLOG][DRAFT]: blog draft to reach out even more translators for the languages with more than 93% UI coverage

2012-11-23 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:12 PM, jan iversen j...@apache.org wrote: On 23 November 2012 23:05, Juergen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Am Freitag, 23. November 2012 um 18:17 schrieb Rob Weir: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/23/12 5

Re: IAccessible2 integration for AOO 4.0

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 1:16 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton orc...@apache.org wrote: Is this to be based on the Symphony code? Dennis, we have Symphony code within IBM. Remember, we wrote it. Whatever code we check in is covered by signed ICLA's and CCLA's. That should address all reasonable concerns

Re: Bug in Impress: report

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
Thanks for the bug report. I've added it to our Bugzilla issue tracker here: https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=121410 If you create a BZ account you can watch this issue or enter additional comments. Regards, -Rob On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Tony Hagon

Re: IAccessible2 integration for AOO 4.0

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
? Of course, I speak of our website in /ooo-site. IMHO, it is not a problem so long as we don't include it in a release. -Rob - Dennis -Original Message- From: Rob Weir [mailto:robw...@apache.org] Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 10:41 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org; orc...@apache.org

Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
, but I am more or less getting used to writing mwiki sql worms (right now I am juggling with 63.517 spam user accounts), so I can have a look at it after the user problem. Jan On 26 November 2012 20:27, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 3:21 AM, Herbert Duerr h

Re: IAccessible2 integration for AOO 4.0

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
. -Rob (Of course, I can remove it from any working copy that I possess, and I shall do that in switching to the new repository location.) - Dennis -Original Message- From: Rob Weir [mailto:robw...@apache.org] Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 14:25 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org

Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
has a basically a top-level web area. On 11/26/2012 02:49 PM, janI wrote: Got it...I just thought you had removed incubator in all links. Jan. On 26 November 2012 23:46, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 5:44 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: I was thinking

Re: IAccessible2 integration for AOO 4.0

2012-11-26 Thread Rob Weir
that in switching to the new repository location.) - Dennis -Original Message- From: Rob Weir [mailto:robw...@apache.org] Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 14:25 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: IAccessible2 integration for AOO 4.0 On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Dennis E

Ask OpenOffice -- The Apache OpenOffice project invites your questions

2012-11-27 Thread Rob Weir
Do you have a question about Apache OpenOffice? Something you always wondered about the product? Or a question about the OpenOffice open source project? Ask OpenOffice -- The Apache OpenOffice project invites your questions. Technical questions, questions about the open source project,

Re: Ask OpenOffice -- The Apache OpenOffice project invites your questions

2012-11-27 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/27/2012 08:56 AM, Rob Weir wrote: Do you have a question about Apache OpenOffice? Something you always wondered about the product? Or a question about the OpenOffice open source project? Ask OpenOffice

Re: Ask OpenOffice -- The Apache OpenOffice project invites your questions

2012-11-27 Thread Rob Weir
big question ? Yes, we'll combine the votes for closely related questions. -Rob @Rob: I could not resist your note, so you got the public version of my series :-) Jan I. On 27 November 2012 19:55, Donald Harbison dpharbi...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Rob Weir

Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice

2012-11-27 Thread Rob Weir
that I'd like to publish. Thanks! -Rob From: Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 6:29 PM Subject: Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice On 11/26/2012 03:19 PM, Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Nov

Re: Ask OpenOffice -- The Apache OpenOffice project invites your questions

2012-11-28 Thread Rob Weir
/viewtopic.php?f=107p=254779 I might remind them that this proposal was discussed extensively on the list a few weeks ago and no concerns were raised. In fact is was seen as a great idea. -Rob Regards Ricardo 2012/11/27 Rob Weir robw...@apache.org Do you have a question about Apache OpenOffice

Re: L10n tools is no longer needed.

2012-11-28 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:09 AM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: On 28 November 2012 14:28, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:07 AM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Thanks to an e-mail from Andrew, I have become aware that LO has finalized a new tool set: http

Fwd: Open Office as a resource for Timor-Leste native language (Tetun/Tetum) speakers?

2012-11-28 Thread Rob Weir
Hello Charlie, Thanks for your note. I'm forwarding it to our OpenOffice localization mailing list, which is where we discuss translations and other aspects of software localization. Personally, I think this is a great idea. It fits well with the traditions of the OpenOffice project, which

Re: [call for review] wiki maintenance

2012-11-29 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 9:17 AM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Yes I locked it hard down, on request from the communityI had to use the big knife to be fast. I am looking into how to open for sysop, but my concern is that at least 2 spam accounts (Or more correctly 2 that fit the pattern)

Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice

2012-11-29 Thread Rob Weir
@openoffice.apache.org Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 6:29 PM Subject: Re: Our SVN moved from incubator/ooo to openoffice On 11/26/2012 03:19 PM, Rob Weir wrote: On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: [top posting] hmmm...OK, I switched the svn for the project website

Re: [BLOG][DRAFT]: blog draft to reach out even more translators for the languages with more than 93% UI coverage

2012-11-29 Thread Rob Weir
:19, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:12 PM, jan iversen j...@apache.org wrote: On 23 November 2012 23:05, Juergen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: Am Freitag, 23. November 2012 um 18:17 schrieb Rob Weir: On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Jürgen Schmidt

Re: [BLOG][DRAFT]: blog draft to reach out even more translators for the languages with more than 93% UI coverage

2012-11-29 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/29/2012 10:02 AM, Rob Weir wrote: On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/26/2012 02:11 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote: Hi, I have updated the draft and included a special

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

2012-11-29 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: 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

Re: [QA] Python version late for MacOS

2012-11-30 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:11 AM, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: On 30.11.2012 12:02, FR web forum wrote: In trunk we currently have version 2.7.3. Would that be OK? Python 2.7.3 is in end of life. It will be better to directly include Python 3.3. Compatibility for extensions will

Re: the AOO SVN-Bugzilla Robot is running inside the ASF infrastructure now

2012-11-30 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:10 AM, Herbert Duerr hdu_...@alice.de wrote: Starting from yesterday the SVN-Bugzilla robot is running on ASF servers [1]. This will improve its reliabilty quite a bit, as power outages, DNS changes, mandatory OS reboots, etc. won't interrupt the service as much. I'd

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

2012-11-30 Thread Rob Weir
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 1:16 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.net wrote: Kay Schenk wrote: On 11/29/2012 12:34 PM, Keith N. McKenna wrote: Mark Roest wrote: At the moment

Re: URL after graduation

2012-12-01 Thread Rob Weir
On Dec 1, 2012, at 6:33 AM, Armin Le Grand armin_le_gr...@me.com wrote: Hi List, yesterday evenong I wanted to chow a friend where to download uor trunk, he found http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/source.html but there, the URL to t runk is still on incubatopn mode. I have to ask

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

2012-12-01 Thread Rob Weir
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, etc

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-02 Thread Rob Weir
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. I agree. But where is our FAQ page currently? Unfortunately, there's an OpenOffice FAQ easily reachable by search

Re: help panel desk tab bar.

2012-12-02 Thread Rob Weir
On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 4:19 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Help. One of the danish translators, just asked me what is panel desk tab bar. I think I found where it is used, but is there a precise definition ?? panel desk tab bar doesn't even make sense to me, a native English speaker. Do

Re: help panel desk tab bar.

2012-12-02 Thread Rob Weir
: http://openoffice.2283327.n4.nabble.com/Need-you-help-on-a-string-Panel-Deck-Tab-Bar-td2746154.html -Rob Jan I. On 2 December 2012 21:49, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 4:19 PM, janI j...@apache.org wrote: Help. One of the danish translators, just asked me what

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

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 1:24 AM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak and...@pitonyak.org wrote: On 12/02/2012 10:29 AM, Rob Weir wrote: I can help drive steps 1-4, but I cannot do 5 by myself. I'd need the commitment of 3-4 other project members to help mentor the new volunteers, to volunteer as list

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
what we have right now: two separate FAQ sites, neither one maintained. -Rob Regards, Dave Sent from my iPhone on the road. On Dec 2, 2012, at 3:41 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 26/11/2012 Rob Weir

[Proposal] Create new mailing list: d...@openoffice.apache.org

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
This idea has come up on another thread, where we've been discussed the future of the documentation effort and a future call for volunteers. We'd like a dedicated list for these efforts. Name: d...@openoffice.apache.org OR d...@openoffice.apache.org (I don't have a strong preference for the

Re: AOO.Next IBM Priorities

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Donald Harbison dpharbi...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM, Steve Lee st...@opendirective.com wrote: Steve Lee OpenDirective - opendirective.com On Nov 2, 2012 7:59 AM, Andre Fischer awf@gmail.com wrote: On 01.11.2012 17:45,

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread 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 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. I agree

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
/CommitMonitor.html Also, you can roll your own with email filters on messages sent to the commit list. -Rob Jan I. On 3 December 2012 20:54, Keith N. McKenna keith.mcke...@comcast.netwrote: Rob Weir wrote: On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 26/11/2012 Rob

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread 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 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescettipesce...@apache.org wrote

Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)

2012-12-03 Thread Rob Weir
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: On 26/11/2012

Re: XForms support plans?

2012-12-04 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Jürgen Schmidt jogischm...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/30/12 2:18 PM, Davide Dozza wrote: Hi all, recently I've been involved in developing some Xforms with AOO for an italian PA. It seems the Xforms development is stop since 2006 and I'd like to know if there is

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-12-04 Thread Rob Weir
On Dec 4, 2012, at 2:53 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 02:13:49PM -0500, Rob Weir wrote: Any opinions, concerns or feedback? Follow up discussion should take place on the dev list only (the list where decisions are made). It may be a good idea

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-12-04 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 04/12/2012 Rob Weir wrote: On Dec 4, 2012, at 1:46 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: having all language packs built, not advertising them on our website (that said, note that the dev. snapshots hosted

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-12-04 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 03:00:13PM -0500, Rob Weir wrote: If we want something to be downloaded and used by the public then we should release it, period. We should not be looking for clever ways to avoid

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-12-04 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Rob Weir robw...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 03:00:13PM -0500, Rob Weir wrote: If we want something to be downloaded and used by the public then we should release

Re: correct response to finding previous found bug?

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Lucas Burson ljdeli...@gmail.com wrote: Well, that got complicated. Thanks for finding that, Ariel. it'll help me find out how this stuff is put together. Can I ask here to get edit privs on AOO bugzilla? I've added you to the qa-team role, so you now have

Re: New repository credentials in place

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 3:10 AM, Andrea Pescetti pesce...@apache.org wrote: On 04/12/2012 Rob Weir wrote: On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 7:06 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: The new repository credentials (thanks Sebb) have been active for about 18 hours. This is good news. Does it help us get the CMS

Re: XForms 2.0

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 5:31 AM, Stephen Cameron steve.cameron...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to find interested parties to help develop an XForms 2.0 engine under the Apache licence. I know that Open Office has XForms support and wonder if there are any current plans to do more work

Re: Fixpack Lotus Symphony

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM, FR web forum ooofo...@free.fr wrote: Hello list, On 11/29/2012, IBM released Fixpack 2 for Lotus Symphony 3.0.1 This fixed many security vulnerabilities:

Re: [RELEASE, IMPORTANT]: What is a release - my lesson learned at ApacheCon EU 2012

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Dec 5, 2012, at 4:44 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann orwittm...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi, In the thread regarding our planned release for further languages - thread subject [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1 - a discussion took place about what we want/should release and what kind of

Re: [RELEASE, IMPORTANT]: What is a release - my lesson learned at ApacheCon EU 2012

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Kay Schenk kay.sch...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Rob Weir rabas...@gmail.com wrote: On Dec 5, 2012, at 4:44 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann orwittm...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi, In the thread regarding our planned release for further languages

[PROPOSAL] Delete snapshots section from download page

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
http://www.openoffice.org/download/ This has a section that promotes the download of pre-release binaries to the general public. This is against ASF Release Policy, where it says: During the process of developing software and preparing a release, various packages are made available to the

Re: [RELEASE]: new languages for AOO 3.4.1

2012-12-05 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile arie...@apache.org wrote: On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 05:55:53PM -0500, Rob Weir wrote: And btw, just so you can see that I'm not just making stuff up, please note the ASF Releases Policy page: What Is A Release? [...] http

Re: [PROPOSAL] Delete snapshots section from download page

2012-12-06 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM, Dave Fisher dave2w...@comcast.net wrote: Rob, Thanks for clearly singling out this critical issue from the other issues regarding developer snapshots. On Dec 5, 2012, at 4:30 PM, Rob Weir wrote: http://www.openoffice.org/download/ This has a section

Re: Open Office Cost

2012-12-06 Thread Rob Weir
On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 2:22 AM, Ravi Makhija ra...@trimax.in wrote: Hi Team, ** ** Just wanted to understand, is there any cost for Open Office Support, if yes how much is the cost? ** ** I want to position Open Office in one of my solution and need 2 years support. **

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