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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Incorrect Information About AOO 3.4
Date Sun, 27 May 2012 12:16:51 GMT
On Sun, 2012-05-27 at 13:23 +0200, Guy Waterval wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Hi all,
> 
> 2012/5/27 Dave Barton <bmcs@apache.org>
> 
> > FileHippo.com is a very popular download site for free software and for
> > many years they have been offering OOo binaries for download. They are
> > now offering
> > Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe from this
> > page: http://www.filehippo.com/download_openoffice/
> >
> > While this is good for user awareness of our first release, some of the
> > information on that download page is incorrect and in one part totally
> > misleading:
> >
> 
>  There are other problems of this type, for instance, the fr webpage of the
> AOO project :
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/fr/
> 
> You will see a link "Boutique OpenOffice.org", pointing to the fr OOo.org
> former store, now in the hands of LibO : http://enventelibre.org/la-mouette.
> You can buy there old articles about OOo.org (remaining stocks) gently
> mixed with the new ones (LibO). They sell also articles for some other
> linked associations :
> 
>    -
> 
>    April : TDF Supporters : http://www.documentfoundation.org/supporters/
>    -
> 
>    Framasoft, which writes great articles about OO.org :
>    http://www.framasoft.net/article472.html
> 
> In this case, the issue is not these associations themselves, which have
> the right to have their own opinion. The issue is, for me, the AOO project
> itself, which not controlls seriously its external communication.
> 
> After several (public and private) requests inviting to be careful with
> some links present on the fr website, nothing has changed up to now. For
> me, these things are not to be minimized. I have nothing against a certain
> communication with the concurrent project, but if we will avoid some battle
> in the future, the best way is perhaps to be more careful with our external
> communication.
> 
> Of course, this represents only my personal opinion, and has not to be
> interpreted as a direct attack or any perverse insinuation against the
> person who has in the hands the keys of the fr website.

Ah yes, the seagull - I thought that was what this was all about.

None hold keys to anything here. Your friend Eric could of edited that
web page any time he wanted.

You could do so, just by following the steps to get permission.

I could - shall I - shall I just go remove the box on the right, with
the 4 links you seem to find so objectionable? 

//drew


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