[Libreoffice] Hackfest - September 9th, Ohio Linux Fest

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 00:27:34 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:58 PM, drew <drew at baseanswers.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 14:31 -0700, John LeMoyne Castle wrote:
>> Drew,
>> I appreciate your position and your moderate, thoughtful questions and
>> responses all across the several boards I have seen them on.  I am still
>> attracted to Apache and their OO project, but I finally balked on the
>> proposal so clearly NOT written by a community or its representatives.
>> My late and non-binding vote --
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg29462.html
> Hi John,
> Honestly I was optimistic also but...
> I'm rather sorry about the whole 'punish me' line in my earlier email -
> but a couple of days after I put my name on the ASF wiki someone in
> India went to my facebook wall and started a survey titled 'Drew should
> be kiled' yes/no. I blew it off with a joke response and FB was kind
> enough to remove the survey entry - followed by a few emails over the
> next couple of days with suggestions ranging from taking a long walk of
> a short pier to one request to perform an act which quite frankly I
> don't think is physically possible. Anyway, I should not of let the
> fringe element color my interaction here.

I know it is easier said than done, but I would advise to classify
these in the 'misguided idots' files.

>> Back to the subject of this thread,
> +1
>> I am interested in participating in a
>> HackFest and maybe even more interested if it has a QA focus. Distributed
>> devlopment is tough, distributed QA needs definition and a lot of eyes on
>> it.  Sadly, I do not see a way to attend.  From the mountain west, Ohio is
>> only one order of magnitude closer than Europe and my car croaked last year.
>> Please let me know of any virtual attendance or way to work in parallel that
>> you devise.
> Thanks for the offer and I'll do my best to find a way to take you up on it - shouldn't be all that hard to devise, if nothing else just knowing that there would be people hanging out on IRC at the right time would help I think.

That would be much more workable for me than a 2000 miles road trip :-)


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