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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: Clarifying facts
Date Tue, 13 Mar 2012 21:42:08 GMT

On 13 Mar 2012, at 21:38, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:

> Hi *,
> 
> all the 6th point "Where can I get updates to the copy of OpenOffice.org
> that I am running?" sounds like FUD.
> "... there will be no patches to those earlier binary programs released"
> ... well, there were *never* patches for previous OpenOffice.org
> binary versions, OpenOffice.org only released full versions that worked
> as an update to the installed version.
> 
> Although many people seem to misunderstand the fact, Apache OpenOffice
> has the right and the power to present itself to the user as *the*
> update to the installed version, via the update mechanism. So, yes,
> there will be an update to the copy of OpenOffice.org you are running, it
> will be Apache OpenOffice :)

Honestly, I am doing my best here and object to my work being called FUD. The question is
a genuine end-user question and I'm sorry you don't like my attempt at answering it. Please
either edit it directly, or propose alternate wording and I will edit it for you.

S.


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