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From Volker Merschmann <>
Subject Re: Apache Incubator Proposal: Splitting^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HREUNITING the Community?
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 19:55:20 GMT
Hi Jim, all,

2011/6/4 Jim Jagielski <>:
> 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":

TDF just refused to pay for anything which is under contract of Oracle.



Volker Merschmann
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