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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Incorrect Information About AOO 3.4
Date Sun, 27 May 2012 14:03:51 GMT
On Sun, 2012-05-27 at 08:16 -0400, drew wrote:
> 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? 

Done - also removed graphic being delivered up from la-mouette site.

> 
> //drew
> 
> 



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