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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Future of OOo
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 21:51:12 GMT
Asked for a screenshot? Here you are:

And already in German. ;-) I think for the license it should be OK when 
you name the source.

When I remember correctly the version 6.0 was the first without all the 
additional stuff.



Am 07/07/2011 11:19 PM, schrieb Ross Gardler:
> I want to make it clear that I have absolutely no intention of talking
> about the past in this presentation. I am not a part of OOo's history,
> other than being a Star Office user way back when it had a browser,
> mail client and calendar in addition to the current tools in OOo. I
> remember a Star Office that, when you ran it you got a whole new
> "desktop" with its own "start" button.
> Since I am not a part of OOo history I cannot represent it accurately
> or impartially and I have no intention of trying to do so. I wonder if
> anyone has a screen-shot of the original Star Office "desktop", that
> might make a good slide against which I can explain that I will not be
> talking about history (unfortunately the wayback machine only goes
> back to mid 2000).
> In this session I will only be talking about what I know and
> understand. In this case that is the ASF and what it means for OOo to
> be in the Incubator. This question is about the latter part, what it
> means to the OO.o community (including users).
> Thank you to all who have commented so far. I'm only going to reply to
> questions that are directed at me, but naturally I am reading
> everything to ensure I am as well informed as possible. Please keep
> your comments coming, but lets keep them focussed on the future, not
> the past.
> Ross
> On 7 July 2011 11:26, Ross Gardler<>  wrote:
>> As this list knows i will be speaking at the 6th ODF Plugfest on what
>> it means to OOo to be in the Apache Incubator. Since I am only a
>> mentor and not a committer my presentation will focus on the Apache
>> Way rather than the future of OOo. My intention is to communicate the
>> open and, in particular, the vendor neutral, environments that we need
>> to create for the Apache OO.o project to be a success.
>> However, I would like to spend a few minutes on the medium to long
>> term technical goals of the community today. I will use the original
>> incubator proposal to inform this section of my presentation. However,
>> if anyone on this list feels that I should highlight anything specific
>> please let me know and I'll do the best I can.
>> Similarly, if there is any specific "call to action" the community
>> would like me to make please suggest it here.
>> Ross

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