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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: OpenOffice & LibreOffice
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2011 21:01:39 GMT
Your input on apache.org lists hasn't impressed anyone with
your general aptitude or social skill level.  By all means,
if you insist on making more juvenile remarks we will be
delighted to serve them up to the public for as long as
the org exists.



----- Original Message ----
> From: Keith Curtis <keithcu@gmail.com>
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Sun, June 5, 2011 4:57:32 PM
> Subject: Re: OpenOffice & LibreOffice
> 
> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>  wrote:
> > This isn't helpful Bill IMO.  Lotsa people have  acculturated
> > to the FSF view of software licensing, and no amount of  arguing
> > will change their mind.
> >
> >
> > We have to  accept that some people within libreoffice will just
> > be completely  turned off to the idea of collaborating with IBM
> > for the sole purpose  (as they see it) of enabling a closed-source
> > product to be based on  their work.  That is a position I'm quite
> > capable of respecting, despite  my own view on the subject.
> 
> My complaint about IBM is that it should know  better than to endorse
> lax  licenses.
> 
> -Keith
> 
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