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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Tasks for the summer
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Tasks for the summer
- From: Erich Christian <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 12:37:15 +0200
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Am 11.06.2011 13:29, schrieb Tom Davies:
> Oh, i just remembered about problems in
> 4. Impress.
> A previous coder, Christian, has offered to mentor anyone willing
> to take over because he just doesn't have enough time to get stuck into coding.
> The problem is about linking or embedding sound files and it has driven a couple
> of people back to MS Office's PowerPoint. There might be something a bit more
> serious in there too but Christian could give details.
> I still think Base is more important because people are more likely to deal with
> Impress anyway. Base desperately needs people, almost as desperately as the
> Documentation Team. I think Svg is already being worked on so it might be all
> completed before GsoC starts.
> Many regards and congrats from
> Tom :)
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Tom Davies <email@example.com>
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Cc: email@example.com
>> Sent: Sat, 11 June, 2011 12:19:32
>> Subject: Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Tasks for the summer
>> Hi :)
>> I don't really know what skill level they currently have or what they need to
>> aim for (i haven't read your links yet). Also i think the question might be
>> better asked in the devs mailing list rather than marketing list. If you
>> ideas for a marketing project this would be the perfect place.
>> My immediate thoughts are;
>> 1. Base would be awesome. Any work on it would be fantastic. A good place
>> earn a good reputation if the skills are up to it! I don't think anyone is
>> really working on it now but there are a few people that could help with some
>> guidance, eg Alex Thurgood if he has time and i guess there would still be
>> mentors on the coding side. It is a huge challenge although there are
>> a ton of easy hacks listed.
>> 2. SVG import and embedding for all platforms. Apparently it is done for
>> Windows versions but not Mac, nor other Bsd nor even Linux! Usually linux
>> gets done first apparently as it's easier to port to the other platforms
>> possibly it's not so easy to port to Windows as it is to port to Mac).
>> 3. Perhaps a collection of Easy Hacks. Just select a bunch in a single app
>> (such as Base).
>> 5. Perhaps working on a needed Extension might be good? I don't know of one
>> but there are lots for OpenOffice that haven't been migrated to official TDF
>> servers. Apparently a lot have been pushed into main-line LibreOffice but
>> might be something there.
>> 6. The most under-staffed group in TDF at the moment is the Documentation
>> Team. They have just had 3 new people join last week and those 3 have already
>> done a ton of excellent work but more people are needed. It is a very
>> & helpful team so working there is quite rewarding. I guess this doesn't
>> as coding because they don't usually even need to use mark-up language but it
>> the most critically short-staffed area in TDF right now and there is a ton of
>> work to do urgently.
>> I have bcc'd this email to Alex in case he has specific ideas. There are
>> people that know quite a lot about databases, particularly Base, but his is
>> name i remember most clearly most easily.
>> Regards from
>> Tom :)
>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Nguyen Vu Hung (KiEi) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
>>> Sent: Sat, 11 June, 2011 11:00:09
>>> Subject: [libreoffice-marketing] Tasks for the summer
>>> Hello all,
>>> Regarding the "MHST" that we have proposed 2 months ago,
>>> the good news is that our idea has been accepted and three students will
>>> join the fun!
>>> Well, now I want you ask/confirm some points.
>>> 1. The students want to work with some standalone app
>>> However, IMO, working on adding a new feature to the LibO will be more
>>> Please let me know how do you think.
>>> 2. We need a list of the ideas registered to GSoC
>>> so that we can pick an idea (a task for this summer)
>>> 3. New ideas that are not in the list  are OK, too :)
>>>  http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2011-April/010673.html
>>>  http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Gsoc/Ideas
>>> Nguyen Vu Hung (Nguye^~n Vu~ Hu+ng)
>>> LibreOffice, Vietnamese Translation Team.
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