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From Ian Lynch <ianrly...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 18:43:11 GMT
On 6 June 2011 18:09, eric b <eric.bachard@free.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Le 6 juin 11 à 19:00, Ian Lynch a écrit :
>
>  Look guys, this is going round in circles. I'm not an ASF or TDF member
>> but I spent quite a lot of time and effort on OOo and ODF in the past so I
>> care what happens. The fact is the software grant is made. My understanding
>> is that if the code goes into the incubator it does not even guarantee it
>> will emerge as a marketable product.
>>
>
> Why do you believe that ?
>
> Several people like me are simply waiting for checkout the sources. I
> really expect myself to begin asap, per see where we *really* are.
>

I said it didn't guarantee it, not that it was not possible or likely.  My
point was that to get accepted into the incubator there is no need for
absolute certainty of development, that comes later. (If I have understood
the Apache process correctly)

(PS glad for your enthusiasm :-) )

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