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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice being sold on EBay for GBP 3.49
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:10:31 GMT
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Josef Latt <Josef.Latt@gmx.net> wrote:
>
>
> Am 15.10.2012 14:24, schrieb David H. Lipman:
>
>> From: "Premiere International" <premiereglow@yahoo.no>
>>
>>> Dear OpenOffice,
>>>
>>> My name is Michael Murray and I have recently seen a posting on the EBay
>>> shopping
>>> website,
>>> which suggested that your free Open Source "OpenOffice" application is
>>> being sold on
>>> EBay
>>> for a charge of £3.49 - which I see as robbery and extortion for
>>> something that is
>>> available on OpenOffice.org for free.
>>> The offending posting is found on:
>>> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Office-for-Home-and-Student-2007-2010-2012-For-Microsoft-Windows-XP-Vista-7-/110922521399?pt=UK_Computing_Software_Software_SR&hash=item19d37f5b37
>>>
>>>
>>> Just thought that I should alert you of how a British "top-rated EBay
>>> business" is going
>>> to great lengths to con people into paying for a free Open Source
>>> programme, which has
>>> been made by your brand of programmes.
>>> Thanks for your attention
>>>
>>> Michael Murray
>>
>>
>> They're only charging for the Installer on media at a very nominal cost.
>
>
> +1
>
>
>
> And further he write this, so I see no problem:
>

Calling it "Office for Home and Student 2007" could be a problem for
Microsoft.   But that is not our concern.

-Rob


> Please note that this software is a very good application and can be
> downloaded free from the internet.
>
>
> Regards
>
>
>
>
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