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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Monumental weeping and gnashing of teeth
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 17:13:20 GMT
On Tue, 2012-05-29 at 12:18 -0400, Doug wrote:
> On 05/29/2012 09:32 AM, Patrick Durusau wrote:
> > Fernado,
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > I started to respond here and decided that would be a distraction to 
> > the community.
> >
> > I started to respond on one of the blogs but decided that would be a 
> > distraction from my working on the standard.
> >
> > I think intelligent users will consider the source and make the 
> > appropriate evaluation.
> >
> > Hope you are having a great week!
> >
> > Patrick
> >
> > PS: One factoid for anyone who does have the time/interest in 
> > responding: Where are the LibreOffice members in the ODF TC at OASIS? 
> > The non-contribution of LibreOffice to the standard is another example 
> > of their free rider status in the open source community. The taking of 
> > the OpenOffice source code is another.
> >
> > On 5/29/2012 9:08 AM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> >> After "Can Apache OpenOffice still compete with LibreOffice?"
> >> http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=0049362B-A9A4-500D-DDCDBD374AC219B5 
> /snip/
> 
> And so on.  If the LO and OO people would stop feuding with each other 
> and devote just a little time to
> fixing the few remaining bugs in Lotus Symphony, they would have a 
> professional office suite, not
> something cobbled together like the tweedle-dum/tweedle-dee OO and LO.  
> You OO and LO guys
> just can't stand to see a name like IBM on anything, can you?  It _is_ 
> open source.
> 
Hi doug

Only one comment for you - Symphony is not open source, never has been -
not all of it just some of it is being open sourced during the merge
with the Apache OpenOffice code.

//drew


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