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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice graduates from the Apache Incubator
Date Sat, 20 Oct 2012 01:29:32 GMT
On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 8:06 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> On Oct 19, 2012, at 3:34 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 6:14 PM, Andreas Säger <villeroy@t-online.de> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Today apache.org announced:
>>>> The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache OpenOffice™ as a Top-Level
Project
>>>>
>>>> Award-winning leading Open Source productivity suite widely used in 228 countries;
over 20 million downloads of latest version since its release in May 2012
>>>
>>>
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states list 206 countries
>>> on this planet.
>>>
>>
>> IANA recognizes over 250 country codes:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_top-level_domains#Country_code_top-level_domains
>
> This is a silly argument.
>
> Basically here are very few countries from wikipedia that do not show downloads of Apache
OpenOffice:
>
> Democratic People's Republic of Korea →Korea, North
>

And we know that North Korea uses OpenOffice on their "Red Star"
distribution, according to screen shots taken by a Russian blogger:

http://ashen-rus.livejournal.com/4300.html

> The rest are tiny and some are probably not IANA supported or are unusual like Tuvalu
(.tv (?))
>
> Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan)
> Nauru – Republic of Nauru (smallest republic on Earth)
> Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Morocco)
> Somaliland (Somalia)
> South Ossetia (Georgia)
> South Sudan (just independent of Sudan)
> Transnistria (Moldova)
> Tuvalu (.tv)
>
> "Downloads from just about all countries in the world!" would suffice.
>
> Regards,
> Dave

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