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From Patrick Durusau <>
Subject Re: Monumental weeping and gnashing of teeth
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 13:32:17 GMT


I started to respond here and decided that would be a distraction to the 

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!


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?"
> comes another gem:
> Is Apache OpenOffice losing the race?
> but wait, there's more:
> OpenOffice: a house of sand
> I suggest the next sensationalist headline: "OpenOffice, that piece of ****
> nobody should use"
> ;-)
> FC

Patrick Durusau
Chair, V1 - US TAG to JTC 1/SC 34
Convener, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 (Topic Maps)
Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
Co-Editor, ISO/IEC 13250-1, 13250-5 (Topic Maps)

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