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From Andrew Rist <andrew.r...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Future of OOo
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 18:33:54 GMT
apologies - bad form on my part.
Andrew


On 7/7/2011 11:19 AM, Andrew Rist wrote:
> I know it's soap opera stuff - but here, a Simon slap-down....
>
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> On 7/7/2011 9:10 AM, IngridvdM wrote:
>> Hi Simon,
>>
>> Am 07.07.2011 17:26, schrieb Simon Phipps:
>>>
>>> On 7 Jul 2011, at 16:03, IngridvdM wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Donald, Ross, all,
>>>>
>>>> Am 07.07.2011 12:56, schrieb Donald Harbison:
>>>> [...]
>>>>> The end of a corporate controlled project, and the beginning of 
>>>>> two new open
>>>>> source projects
>>>> [...]
>>>>
>>>> I would like to change this part of the description. I think it 
>>>> should be made absolute clear to the public that the split of the 
>>>> community has happened before and completely independent from the 
>>>> donation of OpenOffice.org to the Apache Software Foundation. The 
>>>> creation of LibreOffice/TDF has happend already last year in 2010.
>>>
>>> While I understand why you believe this, I think it's unhelpful 
>>> "framing" that's likely to perpetuate division. I prefer Don's 
>>> approach, which takes a higher-level view of what has happened.
>>>
>>
>> Not being precise on the historic facts here and creating or only 
>> allowing the wrong impression that the Apache OpenOffice has caused 
>> the split of the community will do harm to this project. It will also 
>> hinder the healing process between the communities. So if you are 
>> interested in the welfare of both communities and the healing between 
>> them, help to handle this with more care.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ingrid

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