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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Incorrect Information About AOO 3.4
Date Sun, 27 May 2012 15:22:57 GMT
Bah.. Drew got ahead of me :-P.

Guy, perhaps you can help us clean this old database?

just let me know what to drop, I feel like grinding my axe today ;).


On 05/27/12 06:23, Guy Waterval wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Hi all,
> 2012/5/27 Dave Barton<>
>> 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:
>> 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 :
> You will see a link "Boutique", pointing to the fr
> former store, now in the hands of LibO :
> You can buy there old articles about (remaining stocks) gently
> mixed with the new ones (LibO). They sell also articles for some other
> linked associations :
>     -
>     April : TDF Supporters :
>     -
>     Framasoft, which writes great articles about :
> 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.
> A+

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