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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice status
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 23:04:43 GMT

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On Oct 3, 2012, at 6:02 PM, Sam Ruby <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 5:53 AM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:
>> My conclusion is: whilst there are some remaining challenges for the
>> community there is strong evidence that the community is ready to
>> graduate. There are people stepping up and demonstrating an
>> understanding of meritocracy and how it differs from other similar
>> forms of governance, most notably oligarchy. There are a good number
>> of people taking responsibility for the health of the community as a
>> whole and pushing forwards past problems that rise up, sometimes from
>> unexpected quarters. It is my belief that the community is open to
>> third parties and that there is no single controlling influence within
>> the AOO community. I also believe that a removal of the "Incubating"
>> tag line will enable the community to more easily engage with some of
>> the more cautious participants in the Open Document Formats ecosystem.
>> For this reason, I am generally in favour of graduation at this time.
> +1
> - Sam Ruby

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