Re: SVLUG meeting Wed, 3 October, 7 pm.:

From: Jack Park (
Date: Wed Oct 03 2001 - 06:40:10 PDT

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    I will not be able to attend this meeting. However, I notice that there is
    an LGPL'd technology called UNO (Universal Network Object) in the project
    that appears really interesting, particularly in light of the possibility
    that NODAL might fit into that scheme as well. UNO forms bridges to COM, etc.

    I am thinking as follows: suppose that OpenOffice were to be a platform of
    choice (one of many) on which to develop the basis for an
    OHS/DKR/HyperScope. Suppose, then, that NODAL became its file system (as
    opposed to the present flat file arrangement), with full capability to
    export to and import from any format that OpenOffice presently handles,
    thus rendering OpenOffice into VirtualOpenOffice, one with "biceptual"

    Now, therefore, for those of you who plan to attend, please gather all the
    information you can and report back here.


    At 02:47 PM 9/28/2001 -0700, you wrote:
    >For those interested in OpenOffice...
    >-- Grant Bowman <>
    >----- Forwarded message from Tom Geller <> -----
    >From: Tom Geller <>
    >Subject: [svlug-announce] SVLUG meeting Wed, 3 October, 7 pm.:
    >Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 09:50:46 -0700
    >Message-id: <a0510030ab7d909387790@[]>
    >We're pleased to announce the next meeting of SVLUG, this coming Wednesday.
    > Wednesday, 3 October, 7pm-9pm or so.
    > <>
    > Max Lanfranconi, Senior Product Manager for
    > (Sun Microsystems)
    > Office productivity suite represents the
    > largest Open Source project, with more than 7.5 million
    > lines of code. Topics will include:
    > * Infrastructure requirements and current implementation
    > (, Akamai, mailing list, projects, Issuezilla)
    > * and StarOffice: two different approaches to
    > an individual productivity suite for Linux
    > * a technical pitch (Rationale, History,
    > data, architecture, tools needed and so forth)
    > Max Lanfranconi is Senior Product Manager for
    > at Sun Microsystems, responsible for providing technical
    > expertise to the Sun and CollabNet teams as well as the
    > community in building the Open Source office
    > suite.
    > Lanfranconi has held several positions at Sun since joining
    > in 1998, including Senior Systems Engineer and Software
    > Product Marketing Manager in Italy.
    > Before joining Sun, Lanfranconi has been for 10 years with
    > Banca Popolare di Bergamo, where he was involved in several
    > R&D projects inside the IT department of the bank.
    > Cisco Building 9.
    > The land of NUMBERS. The VINEYARDS conference center.
    > The side we are on is the Silver Oak/Jordan conference rooms,
    > where a large Cisco fountain is usually not turned on.
    > Directions on how to get there are listed at:
    > We've tried our very best for these directions to be accurate.
    > If you have any improvements to make, please let our Web Team
    > know!
    > It's best if you arrive close to on time, as otherwise
    > there may not be someone posted at the door to let you in.
    > After the speakers end their presentation there is usually
    > a Q&A session, time for job seekers and employers to meet,
    > and often a few door prizes.
    > When the meeting is over people are encouraged to chat a bit,
    > but also to exit the building so Cisco can lock up. Don't
    > worry, a lot of us go to dinner afterward so there's plenty
    > of time to chat outdoors or offsite.
    >We look forward to seeing you there!
    > Tom Geller * San Francisco *
    >Speaker Coordinator, Silicon Valley Linux Users Group (
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    >----- End forwarded message -----
    >-- Grant Bowman <>

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