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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: What would OpenOffice NON-retirement involve?
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:12:54 GMT


On 9/2/2016 10:09 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> I looked at some of those services a few weeks ago. For the ones I
> found, the relatively inexpensive options did not have the capability of
> building software, let alone the capacity for build a substantial body
> of software. The options with the capability and capacity would cost
> more than a Mac Mini over a few months.
>
> For example, for macincloud we would need the "Dedicated Server" plan
> ($49+) with added "Optional Build Server Plan". Even their maximum
> upgrade of 250 GB would not be enough for AOO building.

I'm not being quite fair there. I keep multiple versions of AOO around, 
and can afford disk space. We might be able to make do with the basic 50 
GB of disk space if managed the space more carefully.

>
> The conclusion I reached was that if I were going to do any Mac
> development it would take less of my time and energy to buy one of the
> more powerful Macs and manage it directly.
>
>
>
> On 9/2/2016 9:53 AM, Phillip Rhodes wrote:
>> Sadly, I don't own a Mac.  I use one at work, but all of my personal
>> hardware
>> is PC based, running Linux.
>>
>> I wonder if it would work to use something like this:
>>
>> http://www.macincloud.com/
>>
>> Anybody have any experience with something like that?
>>
>>
>> Phil
>>
>>
>> This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 12:20 PM, toki <toki.kantoor@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 02/09/2016 14:59, Phillip Rhodes wrote:
>>>
>>>> What is the most important thing/things we could be working on?
>>>
>>> On your own hardware:
>>>
>>> Repeat:
>>>    Build a Mac OS X Binary;
>>>    Fix the error messages you get;
>>>    Write notes about what you did;
>>>    Test the program functionality;
>>> Until it builds properly and all functions work as expected;
>>>
>>> Then submit the patches and notes your you wrote to the SVN.
>>>
>>>> How do we counter the FUD that is already being promulgated in
>>> response to the "retirement" discussion?
>>>
>>> At this stage, the only thing that might be adequate, is a release
>>> before the end of the weekend, followed up by a release before New
>>> Years.
>>>
>>> jonathon
>>>
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