All the presentation slides for this years conference that have been submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org have been made available on the conference web pages. There is still about 12 presentations where the slides still have not been submitted for. Frank Peters has made a list of the missing presentations. Can all presenters please send them to… Continue reading ooocon2007: Presentations
If any presenters do not currently have their presentation available on the programme pages, then please send your presentation to email@example.com. We would like to have both an OpenDocument Impress presentation and a PDF generated from it. If you would like to update your presentation, please send it to the above address, also stating that… Continue reading OOOCON2007 Presentations
In fact it is rather roasting compared to Edinburgh. The direct flight with ClickAir was pretty smooth, except for a short time when coming in to land at Barcelona, due to going through a cloud. Seems that the rumours were true about the iPhone coming to the UK, as reported by Macworld UK. However at… Continue reading Who said Barcelona was going to be cold?
The incoming flight for my flight was delayed by about 20 minutes. The passengers are now getting off, so I should be getting on my flight soon. Seem I’ll be walking straight on. South of Edinburgh seems to be clear sky, whereas north is rather dark cloud. No fog here unlike Pavel. Barcelona seems like… Continue reading OOOCON2007: Incoming Flight Just Arrived
Filip Molcan has just pointed out a new petition to get Apple to support the ISO standard 26300, otherwise known as OpenDocument in iWork 08. iWork 08 already supports the Open Office XML (OOXML) document format, which isn’t yet an ISO standard. Wasn’t Apple meant to be a supporter of open standards?
The second OpenOffice.org Aqua Preview is now available for download. There are a number of new features and bug fixes in this release. There is one major known regression, that will be fixed in a future development build. This time we have not hacked the source to include the Mac OS X native file picker.… Continue reading OpenOffice.org Aqua 2nd Preview Released
In the process of putting the log files of the Mac OS X porting meeting logs up on to the OpenOffice.org Wiki, I have been having a few problems. This has primarily been due to the location of new lines. To day I asked on Colloquy’s IRC channel, and found that there is a simple… Continue reading Getting plain text logs from Colloquy
Many of the OpenOffice.org national language teams will be happy with the following announcement. There are now Download Statistics being produced for the downloads from the bouncer. The stats are generated once daily around 08:05 UTC. Inside the stats folder you will find a series of folders with dates as their name. Inside each of… Continue reading Stats for the OpenOffice.org download bouncer
Today I discovered why it is that the French have been placing a space in front of colons (:), and it has been driving me mad. In English it is usually seen as being wrong to place a space before a colon. However according to Lars Aronsson on the lingu-dev mailing list, it is normal… Continue reading Spaces around colons
The UK (Westminster) Government has given a response to the petition on a petition calling on the UK Government to use the OpenDocument format for the storage of documents.Read the UK Government’s response to the OpenDocument Petition It seems that they are making no firm commitment to use the OpenDocument format, though are continually reviewing… Continue reading UK Government gives response to OpenDocument online petition