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Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam
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Nguyen Vu Hung - Gnome Asia 2009 The Vision Of O Oo In Vietnam

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  • 1. THE VISION OF OpenOffice.org in VIETNAM Gnome Summit 2009, HCMC, 2009/11/21 Nguyen Vu Hung OpenOffice.org Vietnamese Translation Lead [email_address]
  • 2. Agenda <ul><li>Speaker&apos;s profile.
  • 3. A brief history of OpenOffice.org in Vietnam.
  • 4. A brief comparison between OpenOffice.org and MS Office in Vietnam.
  • 5. Highlights of local opensource community activities (l10n).
  • 6. The users&apos; perspective (the bottom-up approach).
  • 7. The government&apos;s approaches (the top-down approach).
  • 8. Entrepreneurs&apos; point of view.
  • 9. Toward a standardization for Vienamese l10 projects.
  • 10. How to get involved with OpenOffice.org.
  • 11. Q&amp;A </li></ul>
  • 12. Speaker&apos;s profile <ul><li>10+ years of involving with opensource.
  • 13. Focused on l10n projects </li><ul><li>OpenOffice.org
  • 14. KDE, Gnome, Ubuntu, Mandrake. </li></ul><li>2 years working with OpenOffice.org localization. </li></ul>
  • 15. vi.OpenOffice.org history <ul><li>1.0 (Nguyen Thanh Nam (Singapore) et al) </li><ul><li>Translated by Vietkey and got translated back to the community.
  • 16. 20K strings left and finished by 5 memebered. </li></ul><li>1.1, 2.0 (Nguyen Thanh Nam et al)
  • 17. 2.1,2.2 (Clytie et al)
  • 18. 2.3: No official Vietnamese version.
  • 19. 2.4 (Ctylie et al), nearly 100% translated.
  • 20. 3.0,3.0.1: (Nguyen Vu Hung et al) nearly 100% localization. Heavy review and standardization.
  • 21. 3.1, 3.1.1(Nguyen Vu Hung et al), nearly 100% localization.
  • 22. 3.2: Will be 100% localization and will be out soon. </li></ul>
  • 23. Translation activities <ul><li>Small numbers of active translaters.
  • 24. Email based communication.
  • 25. Team up with Mozilla, Ubuntu and gnome translation teams. </li></ul>
  • 26. OpenOffice.org vervus. MS Office OpenOffice.org MSO Free Free Opensource Not opensource Takes time to learn Easy to use - Widely used Open format Open format Sun: not so popular MS is welknown Vietnamese UI and Help No Vietnamese UI and Help available Not so good SDK Good SDK, eps. VBA for Excel
  • 27. Opensource Community Activities (l10n) <ul><li>LUGs </li><ul><li>HanoiLug, SaigonLug, Ubuntu-vn. </li></ul><li>Mozilla translation team.
  • 28. Ubuntu translation team.
  • 29. OpenOffice.org translation team.
  • 30. Closed </li><ul><li>CMC Linux
  • 31. Vietkey Linux (OpenOffice.org) </li></ul><li>vnoss.org, vietlug (not so active now) </li></ul>
  • 32. The Bottom-up Approach <ul><li>Started by inviduals.
  • 33. Small and bad managed.
  • 34. Low quality.
  • 35. Slow and often not on schedule.
  • 36. Voluntary, non-profit. </li></ul>
  • 37. The Top-down Approach <ul><li>MOST </li><ul><li>Packaging and writing documents for OOo and Ubuntu.
  • 38. “Fund” the community finish the upcoming versions. </li></ul><li>MOET </li><ul><li>2010/TT-BGDDT (draft): Regulations on using OOo.
  • 39. 12966/BGDĐT-CNTT: Recommended (or forced) using OOo within MOET. </li></ul><li>Rejected MS&apos;s offer selling MSO with very cheap price -&gt; National wide regulations on using OOo.
  • 40. The master plan </li></ul>http://www.moet.gov.vn/?page=6.10&amp;view=1769 http://moet.gov.vn/?page=1.7&amp;view=16684&amp;opt=brpage http://www.tapchibcvt.gov.vn/vi-VN/buuchinh/2007/5/17683.bcvt http://www1.ocn.ne.jp/~kobakan/contents/vietnam_egov.html#chap2
  • 41. Entrepreneurs&apos; Point of View <ul><li>Basically free rider, no contributions back.
  • 42. Use OOo as an internal office suite.
  • 43. Legal issues since joining WTO.
  • 44. Linux distributors (packaging) </li><ul><li>Asianux.
  • 45. Idragon netPC.
  • 46. Fenix. </li></ul><li>FOSS as a weapon to compete with rivals using pirated softwares. </li><ul><li>Example: GHP Fareast. </li></ul></ul>
  • 47. Standardization for Vienamese l10 Projects <ul><li>The MOST project </li><ul><li>Includes all members of big l10n projects like OOo, gnome, Ubuntu, Mozilla. </li></ul><li>IT dictionary is not up today.
  • 48. No official or state-based projects working on the topic.
  • 49. MOST is a good grass-root approach working on this. </li></ul>
  • 50. Get Involved with OpenOffice.org <ul><li>Translation </li><ul><li>Help and User Interface
  • 51. Refine the translation.
  • 52. Terminology standardization. </li></ul><li>Dongtac.net
  • 53. Contribution to the upstream </li><ul><li>Testing/review translation.
  • 54. Testing new versions (3.2) </li><ul><li>Vietnamese specific testing: No need as OOo supports Unicode </li></ul><li>Acceptance test for the vi version.
  • 55. Coding? OOo is too complicated (10 MLOC). </li></ul><li>Website: http://vi.OpenOffice.org/ </li></ul>
  • 56. Thank you. Q&amp;A
  • 57. OOo 3.1.1 new features <ul><li>Anti-alias support.
  • 58. Visible drag-and-drop.
  • 59. Better grammar checking integration.
  • 60. Macro in Base. </li></ul>
  • 61. OOo 3.2 new features <ul><li>Configuration based database driver.
  • 62. Various form related new features. </li><ul><li>Multiline, zooming, mouse wheel scroll,... </li></ul><li>Various Report related new features. </li><ul><li>Binary field type support. </li></ul></ul>

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