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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:30:14 GMT
When the users actually do what they want to name the product and/or 
project, IMHO then there is no need to change anything that you cannot 
predict. Then we can stick with the known brand name and also avoid any 
legal problems with companies that use also "OpenOffice" as brand.

Marcus



Am 07/12/2011 12:10 PM, schrieb Kai Ahrens:
> Am 12.07.2011 10:59, schrieb Graham Lauder:
>> http://www.webmasterpro.de/portal/news/2010/02/05/international-openoffice-market-shares.html
>>
>> It is important that we maintain that share and grow it.
>> There is a large community:  35,000 individuals subscribed to OOo
>> maillists when I last checked, Louis may have more up-to-date numbers
>> Around 800 have signed the JCA/SCA
>> Scores possibly Hundreds of Millions of Users worldwide and growing
>
> And interestingly, the whole site speaks of OpenOffice product wise,
> with just one link to the openoffice.org website (!)...
>
> And this is, what people all over the world do: speaking of OpenOffice
> and just using OpenOffice.org for very formal reasons. So why stick to
> the nerdy OpenOffice.org, when everybody already associates OpenOffice
> with the real product. OpenOffice.org doesn't seem to be such a strong
> brand name per se to me, does it?

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