[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Postmortem April 25 incident report

2022-05-05 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Guilhem, Guilhem Moulin wrote on 03.05.22 at 03:05: [This is a follow-up forhttps://status.documentfoundation.org/incidents/265 .] thanks a lot indeed to you and Christian for handling the situation, and thanks a lot for the post-mortem incident report. We communicated a brief

[libreoffice-projects] First public board meeting today 1700 UTC

2022-03-07 Thread Florian Effenberger
! Topics scheduled for today are areas of oversight, the attic proposal, a strategy workshop and the 2022 budget. Find the full agenda as well as the link to the Jitsi room at https://listarchives.documentfoundation.org/www/board-discuss/2022/msg00312.html Hear you later! Florian -- Florian

Re: [libreoffice-projects] INFRA: issues with SSO (single sign-on)

2022-03-07 Thread Florian Effenberger
The issue has been fixed. Thanks a lot, Guilhem! Florian Effenberger wrote on 07.03.22 at 09:43: Hello, there's currently an issue with our single sign-on (SSO) system. Infra is informed. Apologies for the inconveniences. Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: projects+unsubscr

[libreoffice-projects] INFRA: issues with SSO (single sign-on)

2022-03-07 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, there's currently an issue with our single sign-on (SSO) system. Infra is informed. Apologies for the inconveniences. Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | Mail: flo...@documentfoundation.org The Document Foundation

Re: [libreoffice-projects] LibreOffice Extension Creation Tool For Non-Code Extensions - First Alpha

2021-04-09 Thread Florian Effenberger
Andreas, Andreas Mantke wrote on 08.04.21 at 16:37: that's nothing about the Easter break. If you look at the history of this mailing list you may stumble on: yes, but your request to host it at TDF dates to April 2nd, and not to March 14. I assume you don't expect people to immediately

Re: [libreoffice-projects] LibreOffice Extension Creation Tool For Non-Code Extensions - First Alpha

2021-04-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Andreas, Andreas Mantke wrote on 07.04.21 at 21:13: it seemed there is no interest from TDF to host such a program which supports the more easy creation of LibreOffice extensions. why always this negativity? I find it quite frustrating - and knowing you personally for a decade and a

Re: [libreoffice-projects] partial infra outage - Tuesday, March 30

2021-03-30 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Florian Effenberger wrote on 30.03.21 at 10:56: we are currently experiencing issues with several virtual machines. The team is looking into this, we keep you updated. Sorry for the inconveniences. All virtual machines and services are back now. The reason was a hypervisor crash

[libreoffice-projects] partial infra outage - Tuesday, March 30

2021-03-30 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, we are currently experiencing issues with several virtual machines. The team is looking into this, we keep you updated. Sorry for the inconveniences. Affected services so far seem to be the main website, BugZilla and Nextcloud at least. We'll be updating the status page at

[libreoffice-projects] Decision on LibreOffice Online - repository and translations

2020-12-02 Thread Florian Effenberger
] LibreOffice Online - repository and translations Datum: Wed, 2 Dec 2020 12:23:22 +0100 Von: Florian Effenberger Organisation: The Document Foundation An: board-disc...@documentfoundation.org Hello, 1. to freeze (not delete) the "online" repository at TDF's git, for the time being 1b.

[libreoffice-projects] Re: Upcoming policy change on Jitsi: room *creation* limited to TDF members

2020-10-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Guilhem Moulin wrote: Had to rush that into production today. Those of you who were following LibOCon on our jitsi instance will most likely understand why. let me thank you personally for all your and other community members' hard work behind the scenes for the conferencing system

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Re: FYI: LibreOffice Extensions Templates Website Repository Migrated To Python 3 / Plone 5.2.x

2020-05-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Andreas, Andreas Mantke wrote: it seemed the LibreOffice project and TDF were (and is) not interested in my offer for volunteering. It is also interesting to see, that there were no (in public nor private) communication from the TDF infra team. we discussed several times on the phone

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Minutes from the UX/design meeting 2019-OCT-09

2019-10-24 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, I think a meeting with just one person doesn't make much sense, it rather distracts potential contributors, it's not very inviting. :-) We do have a similar issue with other calls too - the German community call is not really frequented a lot. Infra seems to be getting better, so does

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Minutes from the UX/design meeting 2019-OCT-09

2019-10-14 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Heiko Tietze wrote: The meeting is an offer to the community, work is done on BZ (actually all of the mentioned tickets were discussed in advance of the meeting so my decision was finally covered by the team). The meeting happens bi-weekly on Wednesday or Thursday with a time for people

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Minutes from the UX/design meeting 2019-OCT-09

2019-10-10 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Heiko, Heiko Tietze wrote: Present: Heiko I wonder if that makes so much sense... ;-) Did you ever evaluate having another time/interval/form of these meetings? Were there more participants in the past we can activate? Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-projects] INFRA unscheduled hypervisor reboot

2019-07-22 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, another update: - the main websites documentfoundation.org and libreoffice.org are back ONLINE - OpenGrok is back ONLINE - the download archive is back ONLINE - the pad is still OFFLINE - Bugzilla is ONLINE; if you spot errors, please let us know The infra team is available at the

Re: [libreoffice-projects] INFRA unscheduled hypervisor reboot

2019-07-22 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, a quick update on the situation. Still AFFECTED are: - the main websites documentfoundation.org and libreoffice.org - the pad - OpenGrok - the downloadarchive - some Bugzilla tables are affected too, we're trying to reindex these Infra is working on bringing the services up bit by bit,

[libreoffice-projects] INFRA unscheduled hypervisor reboot

2019-07-22 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, earlier today, one of our hypervisors rebooted and brought down a couple of services. Infra is currently working on bringing the services back online again. Amongst services currently AFFECTED are: - BugZilla: available, but throws error messages for certain write operations - the

[libreoffice-projects] Re: Today's infra outage

2019-03-27 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi Cloph, Christian Lohmaier wrote: Update on that: This also had been done now, except for a handful issues that were created during the period (and where the id was snatched from another bug that was filed after bugzilla was restored) and that are being refiled right now. thanks for the

[libreoffice-projects] Re: Today's infra outage

2019-03-27 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Christian Lohmaier wrote: a small update on the infra outage today (affecting bugzilla and askbot mostly, and for some time also other services): bugzilla and askbot have been restored. Unfortunately bugzilla's db had to be restored from backup, so not all comments/updates to bugs are

[libreoffice-projects] post-mortem: unplanned infra outage today 1600-1700 Berlin time

2018-07-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
there were affected over the course of time. Apologies for the outage! Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Re: PeerTube as a backup media

2018-06-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Eike Rathke wrote on 2018-06-25 at 11:46: From what I heard PeerTube is very resource hungry and if more than a circle of friends accesses material you don't want to host it on your own servers.. no hands-on experience here - for videos, I'm quite happy we don't have to provide all the

Re: [libreoffice-projects] LibreOffice Extension Releases - Check About Compatibility With Current LibreOffice Versions

2018-03-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi Andreas, Andreas Mantke wrote on 2018-03-23 at 23:41: If you want to help with this task you need to download the extension file and test it with LibreOffice 5.4 and 6.0 (installation and check if it works with the version). thanks a lot for kicking this off and moving it forward, much

Re: [libreoffice-projects] On the communication channels we use

2017-09-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Ilmari Lauhakangas wrote on 2017-08-16 at 12:12: I have continued working with Kiwi IRC's lead developer. I brought up the topic of KDE and showed him their Etherpad, which listed all sorts of requirements and nice-to-haves for a messaging solution. In response, he said he is willing

Re: [libreoffice-projects] On the communication channels we use

2017-08-14 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Heiko Tietze wrote on 2017-08-11 at 19:45: Could the missing desktop app become a showstopper? that reminds me of one question I didn't answer yet: Why Telegram. ;-) Indeed, the possibility to use it on mobile, in browser and as dedicated desktop application was one of the main reasons,

Re: [libreoffice-projects] On the communication channels we use

2017-08-11 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Ilmari Lauhakangas wrote on 2017-08-09 at 14:42: Kiwi IRC rewrite will go stable in a couple of weeks. I intend to change our links to point to it. It is much nicer than the dated qwebirc interface. For now, you can try the new version like so (add and remove channels at will):

Re: [libreoffice-projects] On the communication channels we use

2017-08-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, ilmari.lauhakan...@libreoffice.org wrote on 2017-07-31 at 14:25: I have concerns regarding the communication channels we use for working on LibreOffice. First, it seems we are sliding into a situation where thanks for sharing your concerns. I indeed do take these very seriously, and

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Infra call on Tue, Feb 21 at 17:30 UTC

2017-02-19 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Guilhem Moulin wrote on 2017-02-18 at 00:06: AFAICT there is no technical blocker and nothing to discus either, it's just that I had quite a few things on my plate since FOSDEM and didn't come back to it yet. It's it in my personal TODO, but I don't think it warrants an entry in the infra

[libreoffice-projects] infra call Wednesday, September 21, 1800 UTC

2016-09-16 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, this is a quick reminder that the next infra call will take place Wednesday, September 21, 1800 UTC (2000 Berlin time). All details and the agenda will be available from http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra Looking forward to hearing you! Florian -- To unsubscribe

[libreoffice-projects] Services outage: gerrit, jenkins, bugzilla ...

2016-07-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Forwarded Message Subject: [libreoffice-website] Services outage: gerrit, jenkins, bugzilla ... Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:19:04 +0200 From: Norbert Thiebaud To: Libreoffice-Website Due to a multiple disk failure event

[libreoffice-projects] infra meeting this Wednesday, 2000 Berlin time

2016-07-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, this is a short reminder that the infra meeting takes place this Wednesday, 2000 Berlin time Details will soon be available in the pad at http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra Looking forward to hearing you, Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-projects] CANCELLING today's infra call

2016-07-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Alex just called me and cannot make todays's infra call, as an emergency came up. Sorry for the short notice, but the infra call will be CANCELLED and rescheduled then for next Wednesday, July 27, 2000 Berlin time Sorry again for the short notice, Florian -- To

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Excelsior downtime - Migration into own rack

2016-04-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Alexander Werner wrote on 2016-04-26 at 15:35: Excelsior is back online, due to the failed HDD and switch of the network card the downtime was longer than expected. seems Murphy kicked in quite a lot - thanks for handling this so well and for keeping the community up to date! I'm

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Re: UPDATE: Pootle downtime / translations.documentfoundation.org

2016-04-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Alexander Werner wrote on 2016-04-20 at 14:59: The database migration is still in progress as of Wednesday, 20 April, 1230 UTC. It is taking longer than expected by the pootle experts. thanks so much to you and Cloph for all your hard work on this and the long night shift - kudos!

[libreoffice-projects] community budget proposals

2016-04-06 Thread Florian Effenberger
then get back to the community with the results in time. Thanks again for all your contributions, your dedication and your amazing feedback - we're looking forward to making possible many of the ideas! Florian [1] http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/projects/msg01905.html -- Flori

[libreoffice-projects] change of SSL certificates in April

2016-03-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, some of our SSL certificates will expire on April 10, most notably *.libreoffice.org and *.documentfoundation.org This is to notify you that I will create new TDF certificates in time. Most machines will be deployed automatically via Salt. In case your host is not managed by Salt,

[libreoffice-projects] German community meeting in Essen

2016-03-01 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, sorry for being late with announcing this, trying to optimize communication here in the future to have some better outreach. The German community will organize a community weekend at Linuxhotel in Essen, April 15-17. The agenda is currently in development at

[libreoffice-projects] 2016 budget proposals

2016-02-10 Thread Florian Effenberger
Dear community, the year 2015 is over, and we have achieved a lot of exciting things, thanks to your amazing work, dedication, passion and support - thank you so much for being part of our community and working with us on the joint goal of fostering LibreOffice! In order to support the

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot update done

2016-01-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Evgeny has finished the AskBot update, and we now run a recent version. If you experience any issues, please let infra either know in public via webs...@global.libreoffice.org or in private via hostmas...@documentfoundation.org Thanks a lot, Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-projects] scheduled AskBot downtime

2016-01-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
as the hostmaster@ address for any questions you might have. Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts

[libreoffice-projects] TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201512-01) – User Experience Mentor

2015-12-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
s, Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts Legal details: http://www.documentfoundation.org/imprint -- To u

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Re: Debian 8 upgrade during tonights maintenance window

2015-11-17 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Alex, Alexander Werner wrote on 2015-11-17 at 06:58: the hosts excelsior and falco were successfully upgraded to Debian 8. thank you so much for your hard work and engagement, literally during the middle of the night. I think the full process ran from 3am to 7am or so our time,

[libreoffice-projects] Tender for design and implementation of "All about LibreOffice" community and developer dashboard

2015-10-01 Thread Florian Effenberger
-all-about-libreoffice-community-and-developer-dashboard-201510-01/ Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Re

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Plone instances patched with the current emergency hotfix

2015-09-12 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello Andreas, Andreas Mantke wrote on 2015-09-11 at 19:58: the Plone instances had a short outage each because I had to patch them with an emergency hotfix. The hotfix was announced at very short notice this time. All Plone sites are up again. thanks a lot for your work and dedication to

[libreoffice-projects] pumbaa downtime

2015-08-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, seems to be no good week for hard disks - one of the disks in pumbaa just got broken (different datacenter, different machine than earlier this week). Disks here are NOT hot-swappable, which means a downtime will occur. This will affect - internal TDF lists

[libreoffice-projects] infra call next Wednesday

2015-08-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, writing on behalf of Alex who currently works on the disk replacement, [1] I'd like to remind you of our upcoming infra call next Wednesday, August 26 at 1700 UTC (1900 Berlin time) Details and the (to be filled yet) agenda are available at

[libreoffice-projects] infra call next Wednesday

2015-08-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, writing on behalf of Alex who currently works on the disk replacement, [1] I'd like to remind you of our upcoming infra call next Wednesday, August 26 at 1700 UTC (1900 Berlin time) Details and the (to be filled yet) agenda are available at

[libreoffice-projects] Re: unplanned infra maintenance downtime

2015-08-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Florian Effenberger wrote on 2015-08-18 at 10:00: due to a failed hard disk in one of our boxes, we need to arrange a replacement. The RAID array affected does not cover main services, and two independent backups are in place, but a short downtime for the actual swapping cannot

[libreoffice-projects] infra call next week

2015-07-24 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I wanted to remind you of the infra call that takes place next week, Wednesday, July 29 at 1700 UTC The call will be led by Alex, with the agenda and dial-in details provided in time at http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra Looking forward to hearing you! Florian

[libreoffice-projects] Re: LibreOffice 5.0 Release Status Update Call

2015-07-23 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi Italo, Italo Vignoli wrote on 2015-07-21 at 00:41: There will be a final LibreOffice 5.0 Release Call on Wednesday, July 29, to discuss the announcement schedule and the distribution of press releases in the different geographies. is there already a time known? Today, only you, Sophie and

[libreoffice-projects] TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201507-01) – Development Mentoring Lead

2015-07-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
applications, Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts Legal details: http://www.documentfoundation.org

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Reporting to Native Lang Projects lists

2015-07-09 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Cor Nouws wrote on 2015-07-08 at 16:22: Have a translation done by TDF for several languages and send it to .. ? And send the English version to .. ? as in my mail. :) Have TDF staff take care of the languages they speak. Find volunteers for other languages. And have English messages

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Reporting to Native Lang Projects lists

2015-07-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Jochen Schiffers wrote on 2015-07-07 at 15:07: my opinion to your proposal: in fact it is difficult to find someone who do this all the time (over the years). Therefore my proposal. maybe we can have a mixture - TDF staff speaks several languages, so think we can at least cover the

[libreoffice-projects] Reminder: Admin call tomorrow

2015-06-23 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, this is a reminder that our next admin call will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24, 1700 UTC For agenda, dial-in instructions and other details have a look at http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra Looking forward to hearing you! Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail

[libreoffice-projects] Publication of ledgers

2015-06-11 Thread Florian Effenberger
very much, Sophie! Florian -- Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer) Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | IRC: floeff on Freenode The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts Legal details: http

[libreoffice-projects] Infra call agenda in Etherpad

2015-03-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, based on what we have in the Redmine ticket, I quickly hacked together an infra call agenda in Etherpad. Everyone joining the call is invited to in parallel open http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra in their browsers. :-) Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Re: German community meeting in Essen

2015-03-19 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Marc Paré wrote on 2015-03-19 at 11:15: I have added the meeting to our LibreOffice events calendar and added you as the LibreOffice contact[1]. Let me know if the text needs any modifications. thanks, looks good! Perhaps also get someone to list it on our wiki events page, either EN

[libreoffice-projects] German community meeting in Essen

2015-03-09 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I'd like to inform you that the German community has planned their annual meeting at Linuxhotel in Essen, from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21 As the last years, we will meet and gather with the community, discuss about projects carried out in the past, and plan for the

[libreoffice-projects] infra analysis and status quo

2015-03-09 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, the infra team has met to review the past issues, and would like to make its analysis public to the community: I. introduction We have three big servers running, called dauntless, excelsior and falco. The first two were put online in October, the last one in December. The planned

[libreoffice-projects] infra status update

2015-02-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I'd like to send a brief infra status update. The good news is, all productive VMs are back to normal We have moved, at least for the moment, to a stock Linux system with plain KVM virtualization, without any network file system or complex layer in between. Non-production and

Re: [libreoffice-projects] infra issues continue

2015-02-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Florian Effenberger wrote on 2015-02-18 at 08:49: sadly, the infra issues seem to continue. Not all VMs are affected, but right now it looks as if the internal connection between both machines have issues again and several VMs were paused due to the latency of the underlying Gluster

Re: [libreoffice-projects] infra issues continue

2015-02-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, a quick update: Website and Bugzilla are back, Ask should follow soon. There's still a chunk of work left, root of issues to be found, and a major change of the setup due, further outages could still occur - but at least for the moment it's working. Kudos to the infra staff for an

Re: [libreoffice-projects] infra issues continue

2015-02-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, another status update: Things seem to take longer than planned. We're in progress of setting up a temporary, separate server to bring back the most important sites (web, BugZilla) soon, and will keep you posted. Sorry for all inconveniences, Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-projects] infra issues continue

2015-02-17 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, sadly, the infra issues seem to continue. Not all VMs are affected, but right now it looks as if the internal connection between both machines have issues again and several VMs were paused due to the latency of the underlying Gluster file system. Infra is working to finding the reason

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Infra outage...

2015-02-17 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, sorry, but we have a networking/routing problem that makes our services inaccessible at the moment. Please bear with us... a quick update: Systems are beginning to stabilize. An extremely big thank you to Alex, Alin, Cloph and Robert for their immediate availability and their

Re: [libreoffice-projects] 3rd Anniversary Video

2015-02-05 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Italo Vignoli wrote on 2015-02-02 at 16:29: For our 3rd anniversary as a foundation, which happens on February 17, 2015, I am preparing a video of our history based on pictures. I have already searched the web for pictures and I have quite many of them, but if you have something you

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot without third-party logon provider

2015-01-26 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, good news: It's now possible to use AskBot without third-party logon provider, Evgeny enabled that feature for us. In other words: User can register using an e-mail address from now on, without the need for a third-party service. Thanks a lot, Evgeny! Florian -- To unsubscribe

[libreoffice-projects] two notes on Redmine

2015-01-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I just wanted to share two notes on Redmine: (1) When replying to a ticket via e-mail, please ensure to use the e-mail address associated with your account. Otherwise, to prevent spam, messages will be silently discarded. (2) Note that ONLY the ticketing is supported officially for

[libreoffice-projects] QA laptop at FOSDEM

2015-01-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Florian Reisinger has no use anymore for the TDF QA laptop. The battery was broken as well, and I'm now waiting for the repair to ship to my place. Before I just put it in the office and wait for some sensible use - is there anyone who can make use of a Acer TravelMate

[libreoffice-projects] website issues

2014-12-24 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, unfortunately, shortly before Christmas, the VM that drives our website ran into troubles. As all other VMs and the platform per se are stable, chances are we hit some kernel bug wrt. virtualization. The problem has not been identified yet, but if the website becomes unreachable, we

Re: [libreoffice-projects] 2013 annual report follow up

2014-10-13 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Sophie wrote on 2014-10-07 at 14:26: The Annual Report has been translated into English, thanks to Sigrid, Rui, Hazel and Thorsten. It has been proof read but not by English native speakers (Robinson proof reads the 1st chapter however and thanks to him). thank you so much, everyone,

[libreoffice-projects] Change your Freenode IRC password

2014-09-14 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, based on http://blog.freenode.net/2014/09/server-issues-2/ I recommend everyone who has registered their nickname at Freenode to change their password as soon as possible. See https://freenode.net/faq.shtml#changepass on how to do that. Note this _only_ affects the Freenode IRC

[libreoffice-projects] feedback for extensions and templates website

2014-09-09 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, having discussed the topic at the conference, I just wanted to remind everyone to give feedback for the extensions and templates website, as Andreas pointed out on http://www.mail-archive.com/website@global.libreoffice.org/msg13271.html TDF needs to make a decision whether to move

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot enhancements

2014-08-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, we have funded another round of AskBot enhancements: Now it should be possible to translate certain strings. Please let me know if the feature works as expected. Thanks a lot to Evgeny for his great work! Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-projects] next chapter of the annual report translated

2014-08-03 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi Sigrid, Sigrid Carrera schrieb am 2014-08-01 um 23:31: I translated the 2 chapter of the annual report. (or better, I used google translate and then tried to fix its errors and make sense out of the sentences...) I also had a look at the first chapter, where Robinson asked for a second draft

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot merge questions

2014-07-30 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, good news, everyone! :-) I just received an e-mail from Evgeny, whom we have contracted for AskBot improvements, and it's now possible to merge questions. Here's what he writes: === on questions there is a button merge when it's clicked, a modal menu opens where you enter question

Re: [libreoffice-projects] AskBot merge questions

2014-07-30 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Florian Effenberger schrieb am 2014-07-30 um 09:11: good news, everyone! :-) I just received an e-mail from Evgeny, whom we have contracted for AskBot improvements, and it's now possible to merge questions. a quick update: == When you merge questions, please remember that you have

[libreoffice-projects] admin weekend mid-July

2014-05-24 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I'm glad to announce that we found a date for the LibreOffice admin weekend, which is now scheduled from Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20 A location is still to be determined. Given most contributors so far live in southern Germany, it's probably most economical to host it in that

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot: tags per language

2014-05-15 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, good news, everyone - the next step of AskBot improvements is done: Our AskBot instance now supports tags per language. Thanks a lot to Evgeny for implementing it! We're continuing to improve the system, the next task taken care of will be the handling of duplicates. Florian -- To

[libreoffice-projects] AskBot localization, finally

2014-03-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, good news, everyone - we finally have localized AskBot instances running. So many thanks and kudos to Alex and Evgeny for making that happen! The following AskBot localizations have been set up: http://ask.libreoffice.org/de/ http://ask.libreoffice.org/hr/

[libreoffice-projects] new website is online

2014-03-06 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, good news, everyone! Thanks to the great work of Eleonora, Charles and Christian, the new website is now online at http://www.libreoffice.org Thank you very much to everyone involved, it's truly appreciated, and I really, really like the outcome! There are surely some small

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Marketing IRC Chat

2014-03-05 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Charles-H. Schulz wrote on 2014-03-05 21:55: Before opening a doodle, I'd like to poll the lists here for interested people. Any taker? Native-Lang participants are strongly welcome;-) if I have time, I'd join. :) Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-projects] [libreoffice-marketing] Website Redesign - Beta

2014-02-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Chris Sherlock wrote on 2014-02-20 16:27: Is this the final revision? we're finalizing the site for the moment, so what you see is pretty much the final setting, besides a few glitches we're fixing right now :-) Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Website Redesign - Beta

2014-02-13 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Otto Kekäläinen wrote on 2014-02-13 12:37: What is the status with this? The subdomain does not work anymore and the new design is not in use at the main site. as for the subdomain, we are right now migrating a few VMs to a new machine due to capacity and load problems - the VM where

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Website Redesign - Beta

2014-02-13 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Christian Lohmaier wrote on 2014-02-13 15:53: Sorry for not announcing it here - it is currently available using the ip 144.76.139.236 any objections that I change the DNS entry? :) Florian -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: projects+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-projects] Re: [libreoffice-website] Re: [ANN] sort Gerrit and askbot downtime at ~ 14:00 UTC today

2014-02-11 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Christian Lohmaier wrote on 2014-02-11 21:22: now gerrit back up again as well (change of IP is only temporary) many kudos to Cloph and Alex for their great work on this, it is really, really appreciated, and you two did a great job! As for the other VMs and getting back previous IPs,

[libreoffice-projects] update on AskBot

2014-01-29 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I finally found time to talk to Evgeny about our AskBot instance. I worked myself through the BugZilla entries (and commented on a few ;-), and compiled a list of all open tasks and issues I am aware of. I think there has been quite some communication problem in the past - looking at

[libreoffice-projects] Redmine is ready

2014-01-28 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, just a quick note: We have now put Redmine into production mode at https://redmine.documentfoundation.org Most accounts have to be recreated by you (we warned you :-) I'll follow up with some details on how to get admin rights and create projects, we all need to learn how best

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Thanks to have filled the pad!

2014-01-27 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Sophie wrote on 2014-01-27 14:03: Hi all, I would like to thank everybody who has filled the pad for the annual report. Really, thanks a lot:) If you still have to add something, you have until the end of the month and it's here: http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/annualreport let me

[libreoffice-projects] updates on project management software

2014-01-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, TL;DR:The infra team is close to the final decision for ticketing and project management. I'd like to give you a brief update on the project management software. I have now tested the Redmine forks/derivatives OpenProject and ChiliProject. Both seem to be based on Redmine 1.x

[libreoffice-projects] update on project management/ticketing system

2014-01-14 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, having worked with Cloph on some real-life examples today (thanks a lot for your work and time!), I'd like to give you an update on the project management/ticketing system. TL;DR:Redmine looks very promising. Some further evaluation to come, final decision within the next weeks.

Re: [libreoffice-projects] multilingual TDF planet feeds

2014-01-08 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Charles-H. Schulz wrote on 2014-01-08 12:19: Florian, Christian, would this take a long time to set up? We don't necessarily have to set that up in January, but at least if it's feasible after FOSDEM without too much hassle, I think we should give it a go... my proposal is to have a look

Re: [libreoffice-projects] multilingual TDF planet feeds

2014-01-06 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Charles-H. Schulz wrote on 2014-01-06 12:57: yes indeed. I went to visit the planet -planet software feed aggregator (http://www.planetplanet.org/) that we currently use and I don't see anything that would block us from enriching our own platform, so let's go with it and add more feeds?

Re: [libreoffice-projects] multilingual TDF planet feeds

2014-01-06 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hi, Charles-H. Schulz wrote on 2014-01-06 15:01: Okay. Well, I'd like to experiment with the first option: multiple languages on one planet. There are indications that the path we chose first may have been demotivating for some non-English blogging authors :-) I personally feel strongly

Re: [libreoffice-projects] Re: [libo-marketing-priv] Reminder: Annual report pad is waiting for you!

2013-12-20 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, Sophie wrote on 2013-12-20 16:34: Florian will correct me, but if I remember well, he had to send it in April this year, so lets say end of February for the hard dead line, so he has time to write and translate it without pressure :) And it gives time for us also to present nicely our

[libreoffice-projects] Reminder for Redmine

2013-12-17 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, I'd like to remind the community that we're currently evaluating Redmine for task/ticket management. So far, only a hand full of people had a look, but the more community members have a glance at the tool, the better feedback we get. ;-) Don't be shy, and find all details in this

[libreoffice-projects] evaluating Redmine

2013-12-06 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, today, I would like to invite you to evaluate Redmine, a project management system. _PLEASE_ read the following sections _COMPLETELY_ before proceeding, as they contain important details. This evaluation has started out of two reasons: (1) With the growing number of freelancers, we

[libreoffice-projects] Reminder: Plone feedback needed

2013-11-25 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, so far, the feedback on the Plone improvements desired has been rather low, while the complaints I have received before have been a bit more numerous. ;-) This is your _last_ chance to add your feedback to http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/infra - what would you like to have fixed

[libreoffice-projects] improving templates and extension website

2013-11-19 Thread Florian Effenberger
(Note: Reply-to has been set to webs...@global.libreoffice.org on purpose.) Hello, as you may know, TDF's board is currently evaluating to invest some resources into improving our Plone websites, notably templates and extension. To know what the most pushing issues are, I have sent an e-mail

[libreoffice-projects] notes on travel refunds

2013-11-18 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, as I've been handling quite some travel refunds, and often stumbled upon the same issues, I'd like to briefly mention four important hints: (1) Please do not send your requests to SPI on your own. Only send them to TDF's treasurer, who then will ask SPI if they can refund from the

[libreoffice-projects] Reminder: Freiburg Hackfest refunds

2013-11-10 Thread Florian Effenberger
Hello, this is just a quick reminder to send in your travel refund requests for the Freiburg Hackfest. In order to handle the requests more effectively, I'd like to file them in batches - I'll file the first batch in _24 hours_, later requests will then be delayed a bit until the next

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