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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] [DISCUSSION] Corinthia Abstract
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:58:45 GMT
On 2 December 2014 at 15:18, Monosoft Mapple <a_guccioo@icloud.com> wrote:

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Wow seems somebody have a very strong picturesque opinion...maybe someone
who wants to sell closed source instead of providing opensource.

Anyway, if a_guccioo has some serious points I expect we will hear from him
in a more serious way, until then I assume the mail to be a mistake.

rgds
jan i.


>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Nov 30, 26 Heisei, at 3:55 AM, Dennis E. Hamilton <
> dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote:
> >
> > I put together an abstract in the Corinthia Podling Proposal.  It is a
> bit lengthy and requires review that it captures the essence of what
> Corinthia is for without over/under-stepping.
> >
> > Here is the text also added to <
> https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CorinthiaProposal>,
> >
> > """
> > Corinthia converts among document file formats via transformation
> through an HTML-grounded intermediary.  The selection of document file
> formats is expandable by addition of import and export plugins.
> >
> > Editing in Corinthia is via a responsive editor, implemented in
> JavaScript and HTML (CSS), that works on the web, in the cloud, and also
> adapts across device form factors for practical use on mobile devices,
> tablets, and touch-enabled as well as keyboard-oriented interfaces.
> Corinthia document viewing and editing is on the intermediate form, limited
> to common, widely-supported features. Corinthia is not a comprehensive
> substitute for format-specific authoring, editing, and final-form
> printing/production software.
> >
> > To avoid irreversible loss of features from imported documents,
> Corinthia encapsulates unsupported feature occurrences in a form that can
> be recovered from the intermediate as part of subsequent export to the same
> or different format.
> >
> > Identification and confirmation of inter-convertible features of
> different formats for dependable import and export involves development of
> extensive test documents in the different formats.  There is profiling of
> the extent to which standardized formats are supported in practice, with
> identification of deviations and implementation-dependent choices that
> impact convertibility.
> >
> > All of the Corinthia test cases, profiling, plugin development,
> libraries, and utilities are reusable resources to other projects.  All
> development of source-code for binaries is in portable C Language for
> multi-platform compilation as well as API "wrapping" for delivery to other
> programming models, such as for Python, .NET, Java, and Node.js.  Document
> format file import and export plugins may be adaptable as import-export
> extensions used with other document-processing software.
> > """
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jan i [mailto:jani@apache.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 03:13
> > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] [DISCUSSION] Corinthia for Incubation.
> >
> > Hi all.
> >
> > We, at the project, hope that the lack of discussion is not a negative
> sign
> > !
> >
> > In the meantime, we have been working behind the scenes, and a couple of
> > things have happened:
> >
> > - The proposal is now on the incubator wiki / corinthiaProposal
> > <https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CorinthiaProposal>
> >
> > - Dennis Hamilton (incubator, aoo committer) joined the initial committer
> > list. His expertise in especially document formats will be of great value
> > to the project, Dennis is also providing a lot of good feedback on our
> open
> > issues.
> >
> > - Daniel Gruno (Humbedooh) has volunteered to be mentor for the project.
> We
> > look forward to guidance in all the tricky "paper work".
> >
> > - Talks are being prepared for ACNA.
> >
> >
> > We are more than happy to answer any questions and make requested
> changes.
> >
> > on behalf of the project
> > jan i
> >
> >
> > On 24 November 2014 at 22:14, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) <
> > Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
> >
> >> There are some passing similarities with Forrest here. I'm not
> suggesting
> >> any changes to the proposal, just flagging that the intermediate format
> >> approach described here is the approach Forrest takes. The focus for
> >> Forrest was not on document format conversion but there is a lot of
> >> experience there in using intermediate formats.
> >>
> >> Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
> >> A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: jan i [mailto:jani@apache.org]
> >> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 12:37 PM
> >> To: jan i
> >> Cc: general@incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] [DISCUSSION] Corinthia for Incubation.
> >>
> >> Hi.
> >>
> >> Sorry, somebody hit me with the big GIT hammer !! I did something with
> git
> >> that should not be done.
> >>
> >> The correct text is:
> > [ ... ]
> >
> >
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