Re: [tdf-discuss] MS Office 2010 FUD

2010-10-16 Thread Ian
to Android. That would really start to get the paranoia going. Since Intel is porting Android to x86 it is obvious that Android will move up into the laptop and desktop space. If we don't get OOo/LO onto Android we could be relegated to a tiny minority use in a few years time. -- Ian Ofqual

Re: [tdf-discuss] Android (was: MS Office 2010 FUD)

2010-10-16 Thread Ian
On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 16:46 +, jonathon wrote: On 10/16/2010 04:37 PM, Ian wrote: On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 17:26 +0100, Zaphod Feeblejocks wrote: What we need is a port of OOo to Android. Which of the 200+ variants of Android should be targeted? All those running on devices

Re: [tdf-discuss] MS Office 2010 FUD

2010-10-16 Thread Ian
On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 13:05 -0400, todd rme wrote: On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Ian ian.ly...@theingots.org wrote: On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 17:26 +0100, Zaphod Feeblejocks wrote: Greetings, friends. Have a look at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP0MM5sZbUcfeature=player_embedded

Re: [tdf-discuss] We're on slashdot

2010-10-17 Thread Ian
methods of raising development funds, then the community through the Foundation is not dependent on any big corporations and we can enable community members to set up their own sustainable businesses based on LibreO and services based on it. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach

Re: [tdf-discuss] We're on slashdot

2010-10-17 Thread Ian
to move forward and not get bogged down in recrimination or time consuming battles that probably can't be won. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-22 Thread Ian
of Inkscape is IMHO better than Draw but since it is more recent in origin that is not really surprising. It would also mean that we would be tapping into the Inkscape community as well as supporting it which seems to me a more efficient deployment of scarce resources. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-22 Thread Ian
needs. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-22 Thread Ian
and teaching people to use the right tools for graphic illustration. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-22 Thread Ian
On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 13:35 -0400, Marc Paré wrote: Le 2010-10-22 11:44, Ian a écrit : On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 13:05 +0200, Krabina Bernhard wrote: So should't LibreOffice drop the Draw module and work instead toward a full integration with Inkscape? I don't think so, as Inkscape ist

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-22 Thread Ian
Hi Ian: Have you tested this on students/kids? I would be interested to hear of the results if you had done this. Informally the feedback I get is that it's easy enough to teach young children how to make basic shapes and label diagrams etc in either Draw or Inkscape

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-23 Thread Ian
applications. Then smaller applications that are easier to develop and manage are possible, working together or apart as required. With phone technologies moving into the computer space this becomes more important to help with power consumption, cost etc. Just my 2 cents Povilas -- Ian Ofqual

Re: [tdf-discuss] UI proposal

2010-10-24 Thread Ian
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Vector/Raster Graphics Editing (was: UI proposal)

2010-10-24 Thread Ian
term aim should be to get LibO to run in a cell phone on cell phone technology. If we don't we could be chasing a subset of a smaller and diminishing market. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received

Re: [tdf-discuss] Vector/Raster Graphics Editing

2010-10-24 Thread Ian
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Java dependency

2010-11-03 Thread Ian
technology as it moves up into the netbook and laptop spaces. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth

Re: [tdf-discuss] LO mobile phone version

2010-11-05 Thread Ian
because Sun decided the agenda. With LO hopefully there will be more scope for a wider pool of ideas. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: x86_64 Windows build

2010-11-06 Thread Ian
On Sat, 2010-11-06 at 00:09 +, jonathon wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 11/04/2010 10:32 PM, Ian wrote: Ask how many 15 year olds have drafted an essay on their cell phone. The primary demographic that writes 携帯小説 (keitai shousetsu) is believed

Re: [tdf-discuss] Copyright Assignments the Document Foundation

2010-11-06 Thread Ian
on it about 5 or 6 years ago. If we want community volunteers make it as easy as possible to participate, if we want a lot of users of the software make it easy for them to take it up - eg get it on as many future devices as the default as possible. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new

Re: [tdf-discuss] Copyright Assignments the Document Foundation

2010-11-06 Thread Ian
to have a Foundation is to have a central place to gather and administer resources. Democratic or benevolent dictatorship? That is an entirely different debate. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications A new approach to assessment for learning www.theINGOTs.org - 01827 305940 You have received

Re: [tdf-discuss] Unsubscribe NOT working!!!

2010-10-08 Thread Ian Whitfield
Hi All Whoever is running this list PLEASE sort the Unsubscribe system out!! When I originally subscribed I got two automatic replies and the mail started to come in the next day - No problem However I find there is just too much traffic and decided to unsubscribe. I sent off two

Re: [tdf-discuss] Basic question about Oracle asking OOo community members to leave

2010-10-18 Thread ian . lynch
we don't acknowledge that our community is leaving (and yes, there are and will always be exceptions). That, to me, is a failure, it's a community management failure. So I guess that puts Louis in a difficult position? -- Ian -- E-mail to discuss+h...@documentfoundation.org

Re: [tdf-discuss] Android

2010-10-18 Thread ian . lynch
On 10/16/2010 04:58 PM, Ian wrote: Which of the 200+ variants of Android should be targeted? All those running on devices that are likely to be used in general productivity. That would be all 200+ variants of Android then. Yes. As I said implementing a web based version of LO could

Re: [tdf-discuss] A copy of MSOffice

2010-10-19 Thread ian . lynch
true is that the user needs are the best inspiration for the innovation. So t reach the masses we need a user interface for mobile devices and web access but that has coding implications beyond just the UI. -- Ian -- E-mail to discuss+h...@documentfoundation.org for instructions on how

Re: [tdf-discuss] Basic question about Oracle asking OOo community members to leave

2010-10-20 Thread ian . lynch
Hi Marco, M. Fioretti wrote (20-10-10 05:46) [...] The real question was why didn't the TDF founders who have/had official roles in OOo publicly resign from those roles on Sept 28th, one second BEFORE announcing the birth of TDF? Would'nt it have been much more proper, considering that

Re: [tdf-discuss] Who is Funding LibO?

2010-10-25 Thread ian . lynch
Would someone please explain where the money is coming from to fund LibO? Where is it expected to come from in the future, assuming Oracle will not join? There are a few possibilities. One is the certification project that we are currently working on. (Actually I have been working on it now

Re: [tdf-discuss] Apply button

2010-11-14 Thread Ian Lynch
of the content box idea? ;-) Cheers, Christoph Am Sonntag, den 14.11.2010, 11:50 + schrieb Ian Lynch: Good idea, you should never have to close a dialogue box in any multi-tasking environment in order to do anything. It seems to have been a peculiar thing that sprang up in Windows 3 applications

Re: Inkscape vs. Draw (was: Re: [tdf-discuss] Apply button)

2010-11-15 Thread Ian Lynch
to Draw and learn from applications that do it better. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQwww.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg

Re: [tdf-discuss] document foundation wiki issues ...

2010-11-16 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Inkscape vs. Draw

2010-11-17 Thread Ian Lynch
things that improve Draw and that includes ease of use.. Mayko Meier [image: banner.png] 2010/11/16 Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com On 16 November 2010 14:35, Luc Novalès luc.nova...@cena.fr wrote: Hi, I am OOo, and now LO user. Le 15/11/2010 14:22, RGB ES a écrit

Re: Inkscape vs. Draw (was: Re: [tdf-discuss] Apply button)

2010-11-17 Thread Ian Lynch
On 17 November 2010 16:17, Benjamin Horst bho...@mac.com wrote: On Nov 16, 2010, at 5:36 PM, Ian Lynch wrote: Think this has lost the plot :-) The argument was not necessarily to replace Draw with Inkscape but to learn from it. Excellent--this is what I was hoping we were collectively

Re: Inkscape vs. Draw (was: Re: [tdf-discuss] Apply button)

2010-11-17 Thread Ian Lynch
On 17 November 2010 22:53, Benjamin Horst bho...@mac.com wrote: On Nov 17, 2010, at 11:36 AM, Ian Lynch wrote: On 17 November 2010 16:17, Benjamin Horst bho...@mac.com wrote: On Nov 16, 2010, at 5:36 PM, Ian Lynch wrote: Think this has lost the plot :-) The argument was not necessarily

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Why LO mobile version should not be ignored

2010-11-19 Thread Ian Lynch
On 18 November 2010 23:05, Harold Fuchs hwfa.libreoff...@gmail.com wrote: On 18/11/2010 19:39, Ian Lynch wrote: On 18 November 2010 14:27, Florian Reisingerreisi...@live.at wrote: Has anyone in authority asked the PortableApps folk if they'd do a portable LibO? Can't hurt to ask

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Why LO mobile version should not be ignored

2010-11-19 Thread Ian Lynch
On 19 November 2010 15:11, Phil Hibbs sna...@gmail.com wrote: Ian Lynch: And of course there is the argument that without certain features some of the large public sector switches might not have happened. Back in my teens, my dad and I wrote a Basic interpreter for the PC based

[tdf-discuss] Take over of Novell

2010-11-22 Thread Ian Lynch
Is the take over of Novell going to affect the document foundation? -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQwww.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You have received this email from the following company: The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth

Re: [tdf-discuss] Take over of Novell

2010-11-22 Thread Ian Lynch
On 22 November 2010 20:41, Michael Meeks michael.me...@novell.com wrote: Hi Ian, On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 18:10 +, Ian Lynch wrote: Is the take over of Novell going to affect the document foundation? It has been long anticipated, and comes as no surprise. In the short

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: A proposal for effective, volunteer-friendly user support in LibreOffice

2010-11-23 Thread Ian Lynch
people who need certification a small amount for the certification part and you have an income to make it sustainable and to contribute back for development. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQwww.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You have received this email from the following

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: A proposal for effective, volunteer-friendly user support in LibreOffice

2010-11-24 Thread Ian Lynch
found the help unhelpful but then realised why you could document it for others and eventually the improvements could find their way in to the application help. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQwww.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You have received this email from

Re: [tdf-discuss] International support

2010-12-14 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Do not support writing to OOXML format

2010-12-31 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Do not support writing to OOXML format

2010-12-31 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Do not support writing to OOXML format

2010-12-31 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Do not support writing to OOXML format

2011-01-01 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Do not support writing to OOXML format

2011-01-01 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Co-working with Moz, etc (was:Do not support writing to OOXML format)

2011-01-02 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: (Fwd) The French Gov. loves Microsoft

2011-01-03 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Do not support writing to OOXML format

2011-01-03 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Addons

2011-01-04 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Addons (was: Re: Do not support writing to OOXML format)

2011-01-04 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Co-working with Moz, etc

2011-01-06 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Mac App Store

2011-01-07 Thread Ian Lynch
. Systems more closed and even all the hardware would have been locked into Apple. Ok, all big commercial interests are going to be self-serving but at least let's be consistent with the attitudes :-) -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQ www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You

Re: [tdf-discuss] Foundation Fundraising

2011-02-08 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Foundation Fundraising

2011-02-08 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Foundation Fundraising

2011-02-10 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] OpenOffice.org articles in Linux Format March 2011

2011-02-12 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] OpenOffice.org articles in Linux Format March 2011

2011-02-13 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] European Commitee enter talks with MS licences, Please make your action today against it.

2011-04-05 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] European Commitee enter talks with MS licences, Please make your action today against it.

2011-04-05 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: European Commitee enter talks with MS licences, Please make your action today against it.

2011-04-06 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: European Commitee enter talks with MS licences, Please make your action today against it.

2011-04-07 Thread Ian Lynch
On 6 April 2011 12:54, aqualung xfekdcugj...@mailinator.com wrote: Ian Lynch wrote: On 6 April 2011 04:41, aqualung lt;xfekdcugj...@mailinator.comgt; wrote: Well, how many full-time developers, working 40-hour workweeks, does Microsoft Office have... and how many OOo and LibO

Re: [tdf-discuss] LO OO are not the only competitors of MSOffice... LO could also make a simple office suite that runs in Android iOS

2011-04-08 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Question about proposing the creation of a new format

2011-04-25 Thread Ian Lynch
that page or create a pdf from it. Even if we are not there yet, most information in the future will never get printed to hard copy and that is going to be more the case as time goes on. LO and odf have to be adapt. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQ www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Question about proposing the creation of a new format

2011-04-27 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Question about proposing the creation of a new format

2011-04-27 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Question about proposing the creation of a new format

2011-04-28 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Two simple writer annoyances

2011-04-29 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Forums... again

2011-04-29 Thread Ian Lynch
power. The future is mobile and cloud and will include local storage but probably not for running office suites like MSO, OOo, LO etc. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQ www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 You have received this email from the following company

Re: [tdf-discuss] Two simple writer annoyances

2011-04-30 Thread Ian Lynch
On 30 April 2011 14:03, Fernand Vanrie s...@pmgroup.be wrote: Ian , No , we can not rotate a picture in LO , but LO is not our favorite application to handle our pictures and graphics. LO is build to produce documents, pictures are taken by camera and for correcting and rotating

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Two simple writer annoyances

2011-05-01 Thread Ian Lynch
On 1 May 2011 00:05, plino pedl...@gmail.com wrote: @Ian Over 20 years ago I used Impression Publisher and it could rotate graphics You are confusing programs: a Word Processor (such as LibreOffice Writer) is not a Desktop Publishing software. Impression Publisher was a document

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Two simple writer annoyances

2011-05-01 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Two simple writer annoyances

2011-05-02 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Paid Developers

2011-05-13 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] German Foreign Office is dropping only open source software policy

2011-05-14 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Paid developers

2011-05-14 Thread Ian Lynch
On 14 May 2011 17:56, Marc Paré m...@marcpare.com wrote: Hi Ian et al Le 2011-05-14 07:29, Ian Lynch a écrit : Whilst certification seems a good strategy, what about parental power being exerted upon schools? One would imagine that if parents (espcialy of low income families) were aware

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Paid developers

2011-05-15 Thread Ian Lynch
On 15 May 2011 06:35, Jonathan Aquilina eagles051...@gmail.com wrote: On 15/05/2011 03:58, Marc Paré wrote: Hi Ian Le 2011-05-14 18:14, Ian Lynch a écrit : Totally agree with this. OOo had some severe problems in the early days simply because it was not easy to install across hundreds

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Paid developers

2011-05-15 Thread Ian Lynch
On 15 May 2011 17:47, Marc Paré m...@marcpare.com wrote: Hi Johnathan and Ian Thanks Johnathan for your offer of help. I believe this is the kind of help we would need. We could have a network of testers who could test the server implementation of LibreOffice and report back to the devs. I

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Oracle contributes OOo Code to Apache Software Foundation'sIncubator

2011-06-03 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-04 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-04 Thread Ian Lynch
On 4 June 2011 17:29, Gianluca Turconi pub...@letturefantastiche.comwrote: In data 04 giugno 2011 alle ore 17:59:04, Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com ha scritto: That is why we need to see if it is possible to cooperate such that those with a philosphical aversion to contributing

Re: RE : Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-04 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: RE : Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-04 Thread Ian Lynch
On 4 June 2011 18:54, Eduardo Alexandre eduardog...@gmail.com wrote: 2011/6/4 Ian Lynch ianrly...@gmail.com On 4 June 2011 17:33, Charles-H. Schulz charles.sch...@documentfoundation.org wrote: Gianluca, Allen, My doubt comes from the article in the Register and the Groklaw

Re: RE : Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-05 Thread Ian Lynch
to contribute to Oracle under these terms you should be just as reluctant to contribute anything under the Apache License. I'll let the Apache people reply to that as they are much better qualified to do so than I am. Norbert -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications The Schools ITQ

Re: [tdf-discuss] RE: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-05 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-05 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-05 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-05 Thread Ian Lynch
On 5 June 2011 17:15, Sam Ruby ru...@apache.org wrote: On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Simon Phipps si...@webmink.com wrote: So back to the constructive point: what are the best, most uniting proposals we can come up with for ASF and LibreOffice to co-operate? I've outlined two here:

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice

2011-06-06 Thread Ian Lynch
On 6 June 2011 05:16, Norbert Thiebaud nthieb...@gmail.com wrote: Ian Lynch wrote: On 5 June 2011 14:10, todd rme lt;toddrme2...@gmail.comgt; wrote: If that means using some licenses that are less than ideal from a philosophy point of view then so be it. That argument cut both way

Re: [tdf-discuss] Enhancement Request: Comment Ranges

2011-06-12 Thread Ian Lynch
could be created collaboratively ;-) Pity we couldn't get LO and OOo to cooperate to establish one project to carry on with the desktop project and another to develop a web based project to rival and improve on Google Docs. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ

Re: [tdf-discuss] Triple licensing?

2011-06-14 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] Triple licensing?

2011-06-14 Thread Ian Lynch
is not there simply to support that product and I see wider and higher priorities. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ) www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797

Re: [tdf-discuss] OpenOffice.org Product Roadmap: made by whom ? was: Re: [discuss] remove of binfilter module

2011-06-17 Thread Ian Lynch
that understand the products, are professionally qualified and experienced and have the infrastructure to deliver without any bad effects. For that you need some sort of quality assurance statement spelling out basic terms and conditions. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-06-23 Thread Ian Lynch
the chances of a LibO reader displacing pdf are not very high. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ) www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797, Registered in England

Re: [tdf-discuss] TDF Certification

2011-06-24 Thread Ian Lynch
On 23 June 2011 12:09, Goran Rakic gra...@devbase.net wrote: У чет, 23. 06 2011. у 10:41 +0100, Ian Lynch пише: All it needs to do is have a set of criteria or even a simple contractual statement that the partner company providing services on behalf of the community will uphold community

Re: [tdf-discuss] TDF Certification

2011-06-24 Thread Ian Lynch
On 24 June 2011 14:39, Uwe Altmann o...@altsys.de wrote: Hi Ian Am 22.06.11 17:01, schrieb Ian Lynch: On 6/22/11 1:40 PM, Ian Lynch wrote: ...The OpenOffice project application was submitted through OpenSaar in Germany. I wrote it but we thought it better to go through a different

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-06-25 Thread Ian Lynch
popularity raising is not going to protect against longer term obsolescence. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ) www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797, Registered

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-06-25 Thread Ian Lynch
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Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-06-25 Thread Ian Lynch
On 25 June 2011 13:37, Simon Phipps si...@webmink.com wrote: On 25 Jun 2011, at 08:33, Ian Lynch wrote: Manfred wrote: I still believe that PDF is the best solution to distribute final versions of text (and maybe other office) documents. I'd say yes if they are likely

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-06-26 Thread Ian Lynch
? That would be a far better priority for the use of resources. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ) www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797, Registered in England and Wales

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-07-03 Thread Ian Lynch
code in OOo so would a better starting point not be to get rid of as much of this as possible? -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ) www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940 The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg

Re: [tdf-discuss] New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-07-03 Thread Ian Lynch
On 3 July 2011 21:38, Robert Derman robert.der...@pressenter.com wrote: Ian Lynch wrote: On 2 July 2011 23:22, Robert Derman robert.der...@pressenter.com wrote Keith Curtis wrote: The problem with building a reader is that it would be about the same size as LibreOffice. OpenDocument

Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: New LibreOffice Reader Eliminates Need for PDF Reader

2011-07-04 Thread Ian Lynch
. Just looked in the Android market on my Samsung Galaxy S. Found OpenOffice Document Reader by Tom Tasche 250,000 downloads. ODF viewer by olidroide 5-1 downloads So looks like there are several odf viewers out there. -- Ian Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ

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