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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Incubator Proposal: Splitting^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HREUNITING the Community?
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 20:11:19 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

>
> On Jun 6, 2011, at 3:55 PM, Volker Merschmann wrote:
>
> > Hi Jim, all,
> >
> > 2011/6/4 Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com>:
> >>
> >> On Jun 4, 2011, at 10:28 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Personally, I think Oracle's choice had more to do with IBM's
> >>> recommendation, than taxes.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I've been told that Oracle and TDF *were* in discussions but
> >> that the demands by TDF were sufficiently unpalatable to Oracle
> >> as to prevent any sort of agreement... IBM may have strongly
> >> suggested the ASF as a backup, but we were the runner-up in
> >> a sense. Taxes were not an issue...
> >>
> > I do not see where the demands were "unpalatable":
> >
> http://blog.documentfoundation.org/2011/06/06/publishing-our-recommendation-to-oracle/
> >
> > TDF just refused to pay for anything which is under contract of Oracle.
> >
>
> Thx for the link. It is good to see TDF opening up regarding
> what their original request was to Oracle. Subsequent discussions,
> of course, are not known but so what. They are moot. For whatever
> reason, Oracle did not think that TDF was the right place. That
> ship has sailed. Time to figure out what to do now.
>

I asked, and apparently there were no subsequent discussions.  But I agree,
this ship has sailed and I'd be pleased to see this all move into a
podlet...

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