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From Kevin Sisco <kevinsisco61...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clarifying facts
Date Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:30:59 GMT
After really looking into the project thus far, everything seems
acurate to me.  I hope I haven't overlooked something.


On 3/13/12, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Probably because of all the progress being made towards a v3.4 release, I
> have been getting an increasing number of enquiries about the status of
> Apache OpenOffice from a variety of sources.  I'm attempting, in good faith,
> to maintain an objective status summary the Apache OpenOffice incubator
> project to report to these enquiries.
>
> I've had a commentator assert that the statements below are uninformed and
> made-up. I believe based on my observations all of the following statements
> to be true about the Apache project; can you let me know if they are not,
> please, so I can present a factual status of the project when asked?
> The Apache OpenOffice project will be releasing a new binary under the new
> name "Apache OpenOffice" at some point soon, which will probably be numbered
> v3.4.
> The release is being developed by a subset of the original developers
> augmented by others.
> There have been no updates to OpenOffice.org binaries released for users
> since Oracle stopped development.
> There will be no new versions of a binary program called OpenOffice.org
> released.
> No downloads of OpenOffice.org containing bug fixes or security updates have
> been made available for end users since Oracle stopped development.
> The Apache OpenOffice project now controls the original OpenOffice.org
> domain (via the ASF) and plans to use it for future promotion of the Apache
> OpenOffice project.
> The Apache OpenOffice project is still in incubation and has not yet
> requested graduation to a TLP.
> Thanks for your help with this.
>
> S.
>
>

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