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From Larry Gusaas <>
Subject Re: Clarifying facts
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 05:23:17 GMT

On 2012-03-13 10:43 PM  Rob Weir wrote:
> I disagree entirely.  Simon was the one apply the blunt instrument
> here.  He started the day by posting on Google+:
> "Since there is no currently maintained version of
> following Oracle disbanding the team, and since the new Apache
> OpenOffice hasn't shipped, defaulting to LibreOffice is the only
> responsible thing to do at the moment."

Link please. I couldn't find it.

> I called FUD on him and responded with a list of  of assertions about
> OpenOffice and challenged me to find deny any of them.  I denied the
> bait.

Link please.

> He them brought this list to ooo-dev,posted them and demanded
> answers and was kindly told that no one was interested in debating
> this. No one took the bait.

Do you mean his post starting the thread "Clarifying facts"? If so, none
  of the points he listed are false. He did not demand answers.

>   So he then decided to put this into an
> official-looking FAQ form and answer his own questions with his own
> answers.  This all to back up a petty FUD on Google+ from earlier in
> the day.

  Several people, except for you, carried on a reasonable discussion which led to a
  useful wiki article until you messed it up with your verbose rewrite.

> This was not a honest attempt at collaboration.  It was just a tirade
> from Simon, spread over three sites/lists.  I'm sorry if you can't see
> that.

Are you referring to the same discussion I read? The only tirade I see is from you. Why don't
you carry out your personal vendetta against Simon elsewhere instead of continually alienating
people here.


Larry I. Gusaas
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
"An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs." - Edgard Varese

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