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June 2010 Newsletter


OW2 Newsletter - June 2= 010 - From the OW2 Management Office? 

Dear OW2 Members, Dear All,
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This month we have many opportunities for you= to participate in.
Take part in the OW2 Open Source Cloudware=20 Initiative. Just one month ago, on May 5, we launched the OW2 Open Sour= ce Cloudware=20 Initiative. Our anouncement generated quite a bit of http://www.ow2.org/vi= ew/PressReleases/" target=3D"_blank">press coverage; as a=20 reminder please take a look at the Initiative page http://www.ow2.org/view= /Cloud/">here and the http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Cloud/WebHome/OW2CloudInitiative%2= DPR%2Dlong%2DenV3.5.1.pdf">press

release. The Initiative was introduced at the http://www.ow2.org/xwik= i/bin/view/Events/SolutionsDatacentersandCloudcomputing" target=3D"_blank">= Solutions Cloud Computing trade show and at the http://www.ow2.org/xw= iki/bin/view/Events/GTLL100520" target=3D"_blank">Systematic Cloud Conferen= ce, and we held a http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/SinoFrenchCloudWorksh= op" target=3D"_blank">Sino-French workshop to assess cooperation oppor= tunities. We are now in the second phase where we open up the Initiative: i= f you want to be part of the action, please check out the participati= on protocol here= .

Provide legal support to OW2.= OW2 is looking for legal support to help clarify and streamline its le= gal documents and procedures. OW2 has grown into a complex organization and= some support would be welcome, either pro bono (best!) or at a nominal fee= .  If you know any one who can help or want to recommend some one, ple= ase write to us!
Sponsor OW2's business event in Beijing. This year, along with the programming contest and with the help of BeiHan= g University, OW2 is organizing a http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/OW2OpenSo= urceBusinessnetworkingmeetingChina">Corporate Networking Meeting for C= hinese and international participants.=20 Join us in Beijing, September 21. Meanwhile, contestants in the 2010= Programming Contest have only a few weeks left to register http://enews.naos.com/servlets/t?p=3D796501494-11110108438&url=3Dhttp://www= .ow2.org/view/Events2010ProgrammingContest/Registration">here and spons= ors are invited to choose among our http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/= Events/ProgrammingContest2010/SponsorInfoProgContest10%2Dct.pdf" target=3D"= _blank">sponsoring packages. 
Recommend a keynote speaker at this year's = Annual Conference to be held November 24-25 in Paris, France. All info post= ed and regularly updated http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/OW2AnnualConferenc= e2010" target=3D"_blank">here. Save the date!  
Please see below for more informa= tion.

Thank you for your contribut= ions,

Cedric Thomas

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PS: Project leaders: please use the OW2 Forge to tell everybody about your project updates. News will appear on the http://forge.ow2.org/= news/" target=3D"_blank">OW2 forge, our home page and=20 in this = newsletter




>Project Updates

09 Jun 10:&= nbsp;Talend Open= =20 Studio 4.0.2 is available (Posted by: pcoffre) =09=09
08 Jun 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1850">JOnAS 5.2.0 M2 available (Posted by: benoitf) =09=09
03 Jun 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1849">OnceSS v0.1=20 released (Posted by: yeshiyang) =09=09
03 Jun 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1848">Bench4Q Tool=20 1.2.3 Released  (Posted by: duanzhiquan) =09=09
03 Jun 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1847">XWiki=20 Enterprise 2.4 Milestone 1 released (Posted by: tmortagne) =09=09
03 Jun 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1843">XWiki=20 Enterprise and XWiki Enterprise Manager 2.3.1 released (Posted by: jvdrean) =09=09
31 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1842">ASM 3.3=20 released (Posted by: ebruneton) =09=09
25 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1841">Spagic 2.6.0=20 released (Posted by: gboccalon) =09=09
25 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1840">Orbeon Forms=20 3.8 Released (Posted by: ebruchez) =09=09
17 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1838">WebLab -=20 Release of search engine demonstration (v1.1) (Posted by:=20 bgrilheres) =09=09
12 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1837">Spagic 3.0.0=20 released (Posted by: gboccalon) =09=09
11 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1836">Bench4Q Tool=20 1.2.2 Released  (Posted by: duanzhiquan) =09=09
11 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1835">Funambol=20 Community Edition v8.5 ready for download (Posted by:=20 smaffulli) =09=09
07 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1833">Joram 5.3.1 is released (Posted by: afreyssin) =09=09
05 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1831">Acceleo 2.7.0=20 is out! (Posted by: jmusset) =09=09
05 May 10: http://forge.ow2.org/forum/forum.php?forum_= id=3D1830">JOnAS 4.10.8=20 Maintenance Release (Posted by: sauthieg) =09=09



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>New Projects

Silverp= eas: a turn-key web application for implementing an Intranet/Extran= et or Web 2.0 application, sharing documents, KM, increasing collaboration = quality both inside teams and with partners.

http://forge.ow2.org= /projects/tsrr" target=3D"_blank">TSRR: or Trustie Software Resourc= e Repository, aims at providing a trustworthy software resource management = mechanism and a software resources sharing environment.



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>New Member

zAgile: Based in S= an Francisco, zAgile's technology enables integration of information ac= ross teams, tools, and applications, with a common semantic web based infra= structure.




>Community News

Open Source= Cloudware Initiative: now in recruitment phase, you are welcome to contrib= ute!

OW2 has launched its Open Source CloudWare Initiative as planned first = week of May. The Initiative is entering the participant recruitment phase. = If you want to contribute a project to the Initiative, please send a mail t= o the OW2 Open Source Cloudware=20 Initiative mailing list.

Open Source Cloudware Initiative: launch activities

The OW Open Source CloudWare Initiative (OSCi) was launched at the Solutions Cloud Computing trade show (May 5-6) and at the http://www.ow2.org/x= wiki/bin/view/Events/GTLL100520" target=3D"_blank">Systematic=20 Cloud Conference (May 20), and we held a http://www.ow2.org/view/Event= s/SinoFrenchCloudWorkshop" target=3D"_blank">Sino-French workshop (May= 25) to assess cooperation=20 opportunities. Please check out the Initiative page http://www.ow2.org/vie= w/Cloud/">here and the http://www.ow2.org/xwiki/bin/download/Cloud/WebHome/OW2CloudInitiative%2= DPR%2Dlong%2DenV3.5.1.pdf">press



OW2 will once again exhibit at OSCON on July 19-23, in Portland, Oregon.= That same week we will also attend the Co= mmunity Leadership=20 Summit. Will you be there? Let us know! And come and see us at booth= number 808. More.

Programming Contest: registration is open (but not for much long= er, so hurry!...)

Come and demonstrate your programming skills! Register http://www.ow2.o= rg/view/Events2010ProgrammingContest/Registration">here. We have over 3= 0 topics for you and, of course, we are still welcoming http://www.ow2.org= /xwiki/bin/download/Events/ProgrammingContest2010/SponsorInfoProgContest10%= 2Dct.pdf">sponsors. http://www.ow2.org/view/Events/ProgrammingContest2= 010" target=3D"_blank">More.

Open Source Corporate Business Netw= orking Meeting in Beijing

OW2 is organizing the OW2 Open Source Corporate Networking Meeting, a un= ique one-day event aimed at facilitating corporate interaction and raising = awareness in China on the open source business drivers. http://www.ow2.org= /view/Events/OW2OpenSourceBusinessnetworkingmeetingChina" target=3D"_blank"= >More .

Annual Conference: Save the (new) date and recommend a k= eynote speaker!

The 2010 OW2 Annual Conference will be held November 24-25, in Paris. Wo= ops, yes, we had to shift the date because of organization=20 constraints.=20 The two-day event will be packed with presentations and round tables. And w= hile we're at it we would welcome from our members for a couple of Keyn= ote Speakers. More.

Board of Directors

The next board meeting will be held by telephone on July 8. Minutes of = last meeting, May 19 are published. Jean-Pierre Laisne was reinstated chair= man of the board. Check out the board page http://www.ow2.org/view/About/B= oard">here.

New Success Story

Global hotel and ser= vices giant Accor uses Talend Open Studio and SpagoBI to improve its archiving and consultation of bookings and=20 cancellations processes. http://www.ow2.org/view/NewsEvents/SuccessStories= " target=3D"_blank">More.

Members events

This is a quick reminder that OW2 members are welcome to promote their=20 own events in the Members Event section of our website. Just log in and=20 fill in your event here.

Call for papers

Please note the following deadlines for two calls for papers of interest to= our community: August 1 for the http://2010.middleware-conference.org/mid= dleware2010CFP.pdf" target=3D"_blank">Middleware 2010 conference in Be= ngalore (India) and June 14 for http://cfp.devoxx.com/?atl_token=3DRZLj7Kn= CoL" target=3D"_blank">Devoxx in Antwerpen (Belgium).





Open World Forum

Once again we are participating in the organization of the Open World Fo= rum, Paris, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. The draft program will be published soon.

Open Source World Conference (OSWC)

We are evaluating th= e opportunity to book for an OW2 booth, please let us know if you are inter= ested. Watch out: http://www.opensourceworldconference.com/malaga10/?q=3De= n/node/28" target=3D"_blank">CFP deadline: June 16! The link to the OSW= C here.

OW2 Forge Migration

We have started wor= king on the GForge to NovaForge migration. As from Q4 2010, OW2 will be run= ning on=20 an entirely new and state-of-the-art forge. The current planning of the=20 migration is = here.


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