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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 16:36:56 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 12:17, Florian Effenberger
<floeff@documentfoundation.org> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
>
> Jim Jagielski wrote on 2011-06-06 18.06:
>>>
>>> The reality is that IBM employees wearing their IBM hats, have made it
>>> >  crystal clear on the general@incubator list that IBM is going to force
>>> >  The Apache Foundation to take the project.
>>> >
>>
>> How?
>
> I am *not* saying you would be influenced or forced - I'd never doubt that
> you are deciding independent. However, what people may give the feeling that
> something's wrong are statements like these:
>
> http://www.sutor.com/c/2011/06/some-remarks-on-openoffice-going-to-apache/comment-page-1/#comment-5309
>
> "it is a done deal"
>
> That might create wrong impressions...

I'll repeat what Jim said: how do you think IBM can force us to take
the project? Bob can say whatever he'd like on his blog.

The software grant is a "done deal". I happen to believe the proposal
will be accepted, but it is not a "done deal".

In any case... stop assuming that what *one* person says is
representative of the entire (ASF) community. That simply isn't true.

Cheers,
-g

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