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From Sam Ruby <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice status
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:02:00 GMT
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.


- Sam Ruby

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