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From robert_w...@us.ibm.com
Subject Re: Blondie's Parallel Lines...
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 15:29:42 GMT
Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote on 06/02/2011 11:06:54 AM:

 
> 
> On Jun 2, 2011, at 10:40 AM, robert_weir@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I'd like to think that no one is working on LibreOffice merely because 

> > they have no choice, or that giving everyone a choice is seen as being 

> > antagonistic.  If truly 100% of the LibreOffice members prefer TDF to 
> > Apache, then you have nothing to worry about, right?  If some prefer 
> > Apache, then you have worries, if you choose to worry about such 
things, 
> > but I don't take it as a moral fault in Apache or in the authors of 
this 
> > proposal that we are offering an open source development choice that 
some 
> > developers might prefer over TDF.
> > 
> 
> I don't see this as 2 "competing" projects... well, maybe right
> now it is, but what it is "now" doesn't mean that is how it
> should be, or will turn out to be.
> 
> One simple example: Imagine the Apache project as the core
> "guts" of OOo, the framework. With TDF working on parts
> that extend and enhance OOo, in a modular fashion, for
> a particular set of end-users... or something like that.

+1

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