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From "Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.sch...@documentfoundation.org>
Subject Re: OOo - Lines in the sand and pre-determined conclusions...
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2011 08:50:05 GMT
Hello everyone,

2011/6/7 Cor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>

> Noel J. Bergman wrote (07-06-11 02:03)
>
> Michael Meeks:
>
>  "I do not believe the ASF is likely to provide a good home for
>>>> the OO.o project in the long run."
>>>>
>>>
> You:
>
>  I agree; you draw the same inference that I do: he means that a
>> non-copyleft license is the reason for (predicted eventual) failure.
>>
>
> Is 'Not likely to be a good home' the same as 'failure' ? Sure not in this
> case. It just means that the Apache solution does not cater for an important
> part of the community.
>
>
>  That attitude is most likely why (IMO) the "obvious" candidate wasn't
>> used when Oracle decided to transfer OpenOffice.
>>
>
> Even more speculations, LOL
> And OT (interesting how this whole subject drives me/you/others this
> route).
>
>
>
To put an end to speculation on the "TDF is a bunch of extremists therefore
Oracle did not choose them", here's TDF's official statement:
http://blog.documentfoundation.org/2011/06/06/publishing-our-recommendation-to-oracle/

Hope this will answer many questions.

Best,
Charles.

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