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From Alexandro Colorado <...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2011 16:56:06 GMT
On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 9:16 AM, Andre Schnabel <Andre.Schnabel@gmx.net>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >> Von: Javier Sola <lists@khmeros.info>
> >
> >>
> >> This product competes with another one whose main disadvantage is not
> >> having the name OpenOffice.org, and who is already producing working
> >> software, more advanced that this project at this time, and getting the
> >> favor of some distributions.
> >
> > So - if the Apache project does not want to use the brand
> "OpenOffice.org",
> > maybe ask Oracle to hand it over to TDF instead.
> >
>
> Do you know, was LibreOffice.org ever considered as a name?  If not,
> why not?  Did the portion of the OOo community that left for LO not
> believe that symbolism of ".org" was useful for branding?
>
> From a branding perspective you did have the opportunity to start
> fresh, but you did not go with a ".org" name.
>

We are not starting fresh, even if you want to believe we are.


>
> -Rob
>
>
> > Ok, just joking - I would not expect this to happen.
> >
> > But anyway - everyone who would say "no" to the idea above, just have a
> > moment and think about why you would say "no". And then think about why
> > you should not change the brand.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > André
> >
>



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*Alexandro Colorado*
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