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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: (was Re: Ooo blog)
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:36:08 GMT
Am 07/12/2011 02:28 PM, schrieb Kai Ahrens:
> Am 12.07.2011 14:18, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
>> Am 07/12/2011 02:01 PM, schrieb Kai Ahrens:
>>> Am 12.07.2011 12:30, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
>>>> 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.
>>> I was just talking about using the .org or not. The full product name
>> Yes, me too.
>>> would be 'Apache Open Office' or 'Apache OpenOffice', of course. There
>>> won't be any legal issues with this product name as the brand name
>>> 'Oracle Open Office' has shown.
>>> For myself, I would go with 'Apache Open Office' instead of 'Apache
>>> OpenOffice', but this would need some more discussion.
>> So, when the .org brand name is after 10 years well established why
>> should it be changed now? After all these mails I don't see a reason for
>> it.
> As said, I don't consider '' (the product name) as an well
> established product name among our user base. The established name
> people use is 'Open Office'/'OpenOffice' and as such, this is a valid
> reason for me to change this part of the name to the name we planned to
> use in the beginning of the 'Open Office' project.

OK, what was the reason you haven't done it in the beginning? ;-)


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