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From Donald Harbison <>
Subject Re: Time for the ASF to send an Open Letter?
Date Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:15:32 GMT
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 5:31 AM, Martin Hollmichel <> wrote:

> On 11/15/11 6:46 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> I have been mulling this over for a long time...
>> Up to now, we have been reactionary. We have allowed others to
>> control and distort the message, paint things as a "us vs. them"
>> battle (simply to position themselves for personal gain in the
>> whole debacle), and foster FUD to the clear harm of the ENTIRE
>> OOo ecosystem.
>> I think it's time that an Open Letter to the entire Open Office
>> ecosystem (companies, entities, individuals, etc...) be drafted
>> that sets the record straight.
>> And I volunteer to drive this task...
> I think this is an excellent idea, this also fit's in plans to do an
> interim release OOo 3.3.1 release. We've just done with displaying the OOo
> readme file after 3.3.1 installation, this would be in ideal place for
> promoting such an Open Letter,
>> Are you referring to plans from e.V.? What is the
current status of these? What is the plan for naming and branding? Perhaps
you can update this community in a separate topic.

> Martin

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