Re: [tdf-discuss] user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Jean-Baptiste Faure
Hi, Le 29/10/2011 00:16, Cor Nouws a écrit : Hi, I noticed that the old users forums from OOo are not available any more. I was not a frequent visitor, but helped a bit with questions (on the Dutch language version) now and then. There was a mixture of questions related to OOo and of

Re: [tdf-discuss] user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Jonathan Aquilina
On 29/10/2011 08:23, Jean-Baptiste Faure wrote: Hi, Le 29/10/2011 00:16, Cor Nouws a écrit : Hi, I noticed that the old users forums from OOo are not available any more. I was not a frequent visitor, but helped a bit with questions (on the Dutch language version) now and then. There was a

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Italo Vignoli
On 10/29/2011 10:16 AM, Olivier R. wrote: AFAIK, forums migrated on Apache server only because TDF has always favored mailing-lists and seemed to have low respect for forums. Before Apache, TDF seemed not concerned with forums hosting. When we started the project in 2010, human bandwidth was

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Stefan Weigel
Hi, Am 29.10.2011 10:16, schrieb Olivier R.: Forums administrators and volonteers have always claim to be non-discriminative. They support all versions of the software: LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org, NeoOffice, etc. That´s correct. And that´s why the following is *not* correct: TDF has

[tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Olivier R.
Hello Charles, providing mailing lists seems to mean that we don't respect forums No. You are twisting what I said. Apache offered to host forums. There have been a lot of discussions, and it was not easy to find a common ground. Did TDF offer to host forums ? Regards, Olivier -- View this

[tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Olivier R.
Charles, Charles-H. Schulz wrote: Perhaps, but I actually heard a similar argument about the lack of respect to the forums (but apparently you make a different point) from several people over the last months, hence my reaction. Maybe I should have written “lack of consideration” instead

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Stefan Weigel wrote on 2011-10-29 11:35: It´s not a matter of low respect. It´s just not necessary to mess around and create yet another forum, since there are already well-settled forums, driven by the community, that fully cover LibreOffice.;-) the points raised by Italo are not

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Jonathan Aquilina
On 29/10/2011 14:30, Florian Effenberger wrote: Hello, Stefan Weigel wrote on 2011-10-29 11:35: It´s not a matter of low respect. It´s just not necessary to mess around and create yet another forum, since there are already well-settled forums, driven by the community, that fully cover

Re: [tdf-discuss] Good bye to all of the community members knowing my name...

2011-10-29 Thread Florian Effenberger
Dear Bernhard, Bernhard Dippold wrote on 2011-10-29 01:24: After quite an amount of time and a lot of work for LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org before I have to tell you that I'll have to stop my activities in this great community. it comes with gread sadness to read those lines. Over the

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi Jonathan, Jonathan Aquilina wrote on 2011-10-29 14:33: I am more then willing to volunteer a section on my forums for Libreoffice and the TDF discussion and support as well. I am using phpbb for the forums though :( thanks a lot for that offer. If we, however, decide for TDF forums, I

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Jonathan Aquilina
On 29/10/2011 14:38, Florian Effenberger wrote: Hi Jonathan, Jonathan Aquilina wrote on 2011-10-29 14:33: I am more then willing to volunteer a section on my forums for Libreoffice and the TDF discussion and support as well. I am using phpbb for the forums though :( thanks a lot for that

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Italo Vignoli
On 10/29/2011 11:37 AM, Olivier R. wrote: Did TDF offer to host forums ? Yes -- Italo Vignoli italo.vign...@gmail.com mobile +39.348.5653829 VoIP +39.02.320621813 skype italovignoli -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to discuss+h...@documentfoundation.org Problems?

[tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Marc Paré
Le 2011-10-29 08:55, Jonathan Aquilina a écrit : On 29/10/2011 14:38, Florian Effenberger wrote: Hi Jonathan, Jonathan Aquilina wrote on 2011-10-29 14:33: I am more then willing to volunteer a section on my forums for Libreoffice and the TDF discussion and support as well. I am using phpbb

[tdf-discuss] Document Foundation Board 2011: Final Results

2011-10-29 Thread Simon Phipps
Having received no objections to the preliminary election results I posted on October 20th within the period described in the election rules, it is now my pleasure to declare the results of the 2011 Board elections for The Document Foundation. I declare the following Members of The Document

Re: [tdf-discuss] Good bye to all of the community members knowing my name...

2011-10-29 Thread Cor Nouws
Hi Bernhard, Bernhard Dippold wrote (29-10-11 01:24) After quite an amount of time and a lot of work for LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org before I have to tell you that I'll have to stop my activities in this great community. Thanks for working with us - I'm glad that I learned to know you

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Cor Nouws
Hi Italo, Italo Vignoli wrote (29-10-11 11:26) LibreOffice is going forward and bringing new features to users, with an increasingly different code base. OOo is going backwards, [...] From what I've seen the past year, I am not positive too about OO, especially not compared to LibreOffice.

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Cor Nouws
Hi Dennis, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote (29-10-11 20:47) I am also not aware of any discussion that was antagonistic to TDF whatsoever among those involved with finding a resolution for the migration of the OOo Forums to a reliable hosting. The key objection was to preserve and continue that

Re: [tdf-discuss] user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Cor Nouws
Hi Andrea, Andrea Pescetti wrote (29-10-11 01:11) I believe that in general fragmenting support is not a good idea, unless it is really needed. Me too - though there are some nuances. I write about this in some other mails. Regards, -- - Cor - http://nl.libreoffice.org -- Unsubscribe

Re: [tdf-discuss] user forums ?

2011-10-29 Thread Marc-André Laverdière
I know that I am skipping a lot of the back-and-forth here, but let me point out the elephant in the room... Why forums in the first place? I think that most people on the mailing list know about stack exchange, and how rockin' it is. I think it would bee a) cool and b) a boon to our mutual

Re: [tdf-discuss] Good bye to all of the community members knowing my name...

2011-10-29 Thread Andrea Pescetti
On 29/10/2011 Bernhard Dippold wrote: Even if I tried not to compromise my real life by my LibreOffice activities, I had to realize, that I can't reach this goal Thanks Bernhard for your long history of contributions to OpenOffice.org and later LibreOffice. I understand that the time comes

[steering-discuss] Re: confcall tomorrow

2011-10-29 Thread Bjoern Michaelsen
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 12:45:38PM +0200, Italo Vignoli wrote: On 10/28/2011 12:05 PM, Florian Effenberger wrote: tomorrow, at 1400 UTC, the next conference call takes place. Right now, we are in a transition phase from the Steering Committee to the Board of Directors, so I would like to

[steering-discuss] TODAY testing presentation mode

2011-10-29 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, since we need it for subsequent calls, I'd like to test out the presentation mode of our conferencing system at talkyoo (again, thanks for the great sponsoring, folks!) today. So, all participants who are interested in helping to test, please login at

Re: [steering-discuss] size of to be elected MC

2011-10-29 Thread Italo Vignoli
On 10/29/2011 06:47 PM, Florian Effenberger wrote: following today's SC/BoD phone conference, I'd hereby like to propose, based on André's suggestion, that the to be elected membership committee will consist of five regular members plus two deputies I'd ask all BoD members to vote on the

Re: [steering-discuss] size of to be elected MC

2011-10-29 Thread Charles-H. Schulz
+1, although deputies may not be mandatory. Best, Charles. Le 29 oct. 2011 23:49, Olivier Hallot olivier.hal...@documentfoundation.org a écrit : +1 Em 29-10-2011 14:47, Florian Effenberger escreveu: Hello, following today's SC/BoD phone conference, I'd hereby like to propose, based on

Re: [steering-discuss] size of to be elected MC

2011-10-29 Thread Thorsten Behrens
Florian Effenberger wrote: following today's SC/BoD phone conference, I'd hereby like to propose, based on André's suggestion, that the to be elected membership committee will consist of five regular members plus two deputies +1, looks like a good compromise. Cheers, --