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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Renaming of OpenOffice.org
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:49:08 GMT


On 10/17/2011 03:41 PM, John Boyle wrote:
> On 10/17/2011 3:12 PM, Ian Lynch wrote:
>> On 17 October 2011 23:00, Danese Cooper<danese@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> -1 unless Apache Trademarks has reached some conclusion on their overall
>>> brand strategy for OOo. I saw a preliminary discussion, but no
>>> conclusions.
>>>
>>> If I've missed anything, please advise.
>>
>> IMHO, the PPMC should have some say in branding since marketing is
>> part of
>> the PPMC role. The longer it goes on with OpenOffice.org and no obvious
>> branding from ASF the more confusion that will be generated and the more
>> risk of damage from that ambiguity.
>>
> To all: What is wrong with just leaving it alone with the name that it
> has?

Absolutely nothing and I like your thinking. :)

I am sure that by now everyone knows who is redoing this program,
> and, unless there is some major ego involved, why not leave it alone as
> to name? There's an old army saying, probably even older than the U.S.
> Army, "KEEP IT SIMPLE, STUPID"!:-)

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