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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanj...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: OpenOffice: were are we now?
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:39:14 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 5:32 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> > I've been asking for reasons since my first e-mail to this list, but you
> > didn't reply so far. So, if you could elaborate on that, I'd really
> > appreciate that.
>
> I can tell you that those decisions are made above Rob's and my pay
> grades.  Way above.
>

Sam you out of all people know that the pay grade theory is useless here. I
too know that IBM decisions are made at a pay grade that probably doesn't
know what a mailing list is ... but the ASF is a different beast and you
can't negotiate with the ASF in a board room or on conference calls. Need to
make the case here.

I attempted to guess IBM strategy in this in my previous mail.

Sanjiva.
-- 
Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder, Director & Chief Scientist; Lanka Software Foundation;
http://www.opensource.lk/
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2; http://wso2.com/
Founder & Director; Thinkcube Systems; http://www.thinkcube.com/
Member; Apache Software Foundation; http://www.apache.org/
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa; http://www.cse.mrt.ac.lk/

Blog: http://sanjiva.weerawarana.org/

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