It looks like Java 5 and the latest software updates will be required if you want to use the next version of OpenOffice.org (2.2) on Mac OS X. For more information please read a post to the users list by James Mckenzie.
For a while it has been impossible to upload photos to Frappr maps using Mac OS X. The Frappr team have recently got it sorted out, so I can now add my updated photo the the current OpenOffice.org Mac OS X Porting Developers map.
There are now 3 Mac buildbots available for testing builds of OpenOffice.org. The latest addition is by audionuma (or in real life known as Manuel Naudin) from Paris, France, who has donated the processor time of his PPC Mac. He gave a short introduction about himself at yesterday’s Mac Port Meeting. His bot has the… Continue reading New Mac PPC Buildbot
At this writing there are currently 3 locales passed QA and available to download, for OpenOffice.org 2.1 Mac OS X Intel and 5 for the PPC Macs. That gives a total of 6 unique locales that have been passed QA on both the PPC and Intel Mac platforms for OpenOffice.org 2.1. This is a record.… Continue reading Record Number of Locales Passed QA for OpenOffice.org 2.1 on the Mac
I made the whirlwind trip to Hamburg for the 2nd Mac Porters Meeting at the Google offices there. I seem to have survived my first flying trip (in both senses). It was great to meet the porters in person again or for the first time. I really liked the Eurostar on my Lyon trip, far… Continue reading 2nd Mac Porters Meeting
As was discussed in tonight’s Mac Port Meeting for OpenOffice.org, the Mac Porting Team will be dropping support for Mac OS X 10.3.x after the release of OpenOffice.org 2.1. The reasons for the dropping of support of Mac OS X 10.3 include: Around the time OpenOffice.org 2.2 is due out, Mac OS X 10.5 will… Continue reading Support for Mac OS X 10.3 to be dropped after OpenOffice.org 2.1
OpenOffice.org for Mac OS X (X Windowing) has been released publicly. I updated the web pages earlier to day. It should be noted that there currently is no tested German version, as no one has tested it yet. I have made a number of other changes to the web pages that have been in the… Continue reading OpenOffice.org 2.0.4 for Mac OS X released
Ahead of the OpenOffice.org conference, I have just released the new download pages for OpenOffice.org (X11) on the Mac. They are now much simpler than before. The download is now available at http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/download/. The old download pages (except the legacy download for 1.1.2) redirect to the new pages. Part of this is the fact that… Continue reading Updated OpenOffice Mac Download Pages
The Mac OS X Porting Team have released a roadmap of their development of the Aqua version of OpenOffice.org without the need for X11. read more | digg story
The new Google Archive Search is a great tool, with even more potential. The timeline feature is really neat, though could be more customisable. For example being able to show more articles on one page. Here’s and example search for all articles related to Mac OpenOffice in timeline form.