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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: ODF Plugfest: participation and leaflets
Date Sat, 05 Sep 2015 16:34:19 GMT

On 09/05/2015 03:49 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> Great!! My mistake.  Go for it: [PROPOSE], [DISCUSS], whatever.
> Being realistic, this won't help much at this stage. Every message where
> we politely ask each other to start a proper discussion is a waste of
> time given the very close deadlines.
> Note that I am not involved with the Plugfest at all and I happened to
> bring the issue here just because of someone's outdated address book,
> but still I'd like that we get done what we can get done.
> Out of the three issues I originally mentioned:
> 1) Someone from OpenOffice attending
> 2) Updates for the leaflet
> 3) Financial support for the leaflet
> the one that we can get done for sure is 2.
> For 1) we have Louis' availability but by the time everything is
> approved it will be unrealistic that he can still arrange an
> intercontinental flight (which is a pity since we started discussing the
> Plugfest attendance three months ago, we should really learn from this).
> For 3) while I do see some consensus on contributing the 100 GBP = ~135
> EUR = ~150 USD for printing the English leaflet, my worry is that we
> can't get anything decided by the deadline (Tuesday 8 September
> afternoon European time).
> So, coming to item 2: I'm still hopeful we can provide up-to-date data
> about OpenOffice. You can find below what is needed, what is currently
> there and what I propose we send them (which I will have to do on
> Tuesday morning European time; if someone else takes care of it I'll be
> happier).
> NEEDED           CURRENT                      PROPOSED
> Software (name)  Apache Open Office           Apache OpenOffice
> License          Open Source                  Open Source (ALv2)
> Formats          All                          (no changes) [1]
> Platforms        (empty)                      Windows, OS X, Linux,
> third-party ports to Android, FreeBSD, OS/2
> Support          Community                    (no changes) [2]
> Link      (no changes)
> Notes            (empty)                      (empty)
> [1]: Formats are the ODF file extensions, not the non-ODF file types.
> [2]: Here the choice is between Community and Commercial.
> Can we at least agree on this basic information for the "Applications"
> sections, which is what they need most?
> Regards,
>   Andrea.

Looks good to me.


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