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From Nóirín Plunkett <>
Subject Re: Request: Can "proposed committers" introduce themselves?
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 19:50:59 GMT

Fáilte! Sounds like you get the "Apache Way" just great :-)

"I don't really have any background in this, but [... list of awesome
things you've already done.]"

Willing hands are always welcome, and a dose of humility can be a
refreshing change :-)


On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 9:43 PM, Andy Brown <> wrote:
> Hi All.
> After reading the messages by others I feel very out of place.  I do not
> have any formal background to speak of that would relate to this or any
> other project.  The only thing that I feel I can bring is an open mind and
> willingness to work and learn.
> I first used StarOffice back in 1997/1998 under OS2.  In 2004 I found
> and started using it under Windows XP.  In 2009 I wanted to
> give back and joined the Documentation, Marketing and Distribution projects.
>  In the Documentation project I helped with some to the Calc chapters in the
> user guide.  In the Marketing project I helped with a tri-fold pamphlet for
> the US market.  In the Distribution project I helped others get started in
> the mailing list, was a moderator of one of the list, and shipped disk all
> over the US to people that did not have access to high speed internet access
> to download the program.
> Thanks for allowing me to be part of this.
> Andy Brown
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