The Document Foundation: Mapping the community and its needs

A session at Open World Forum 2013

  • Charles-Henri Schulz

Friday 4th October, 2013

3:00pm to 3:00pm (PMT)

This talk will discuss the experience and feedback gained since the founding of the Document Foundation and the LibreOffice Project. What was learned, what hurdles we had to overcome and how nurturing the community of contributors is the key to our success.

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Charles-Henri Schulz

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Charles-H. Schulz (The “H” letter standing for his second name “Henri”) is a French technologist, **Free Software and Open Standards advocate**. As a long time **contributor to the OpenOffice.org** project he helped grow its community from a few mostly european communities to over a hundred communities and teams of various sizes. At the end of 2009 he was elected at the Community Council of the OpenOffice.org project. He is currently the lead of the Native-Language Confederation and a member of the Community Council. He also contributed to the development and adoption of the OpenDocument Format standard through the company he co-founded, **Ars Aperta**. Member of several international organizations he helped create the **Digital Standards Group** and is part of the OASIS standards consortium, of which he is now one of the directors.

Charles-H. Schulz is a founding member and one of the directors of the Document Foundation, home of the LibreOffice project.

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Open World Forum 2013

France France, Paris

3rd5th October 2013

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Time 3:00pm3:00pm PMT

Date Fri 4th October 2013


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