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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice on Wikipedia (was: In case you missed it: The OpenOffice Wikipedia page was FUD'ed over the holidays)
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 03:57:28 GMT

On Jan 21, 2013, at 7:02 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:

> David Gerard wrote:
>> 
>> Rob Weir wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> Take a look at the lovely new page: 
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenOffice
>>> Some choice bits of distortion:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks for publicising this. I really did mean I wanted more eyes on it.
>> 
>> Useful pages in dealing with contentious topics (which is everything):
>> 
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Identifying_reliable_sources
>> 
>> Cheers, looking forward to help. The talk page welcomes you!
>> 
>> Anyone with a good clippings file for the history of OO from 2000?
>> Such a history, that gets across *why* OO is as historically important
>> as it is, is not yet written, as far as I know. I went through the OO
>> clippings pages and archive.org but didn't find a lot.

We tried to preserve all the web content at www.openoffice.org.

Here are some links:

http://www.openoffice.org/editorial/
http://www.openoffice.org/about/
http://www.openoffice.org/awards/index.html
http://www.openoffice.org/about_us/testimonials.html

Regards,
Dave

>> 
>> 
>> - d.
> 
> 
> David,
> Extensive records of OOo since its inception in 2000 exist. My own
> understanding is that the milestones are still obvious. I have personal
> accounts, but these would need to be validated by public citation.
> 
> The generally useful milestone pages may still, too, be available via
> the Internet Archive, of
> course; but that goes without saying--?
> louis
> David Gerard wrote:
>> Rob Weir wrote:
>> 
>>> Take a look at the lovely new page:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenOffice
>>> Some choice bits of distortion:
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks for publicising this. I really did mean I wanted more eyes on it.
>> 
>> Useful pages in dealing with contentious topics (which is everything):
>> 
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Identifying_reliable_sources
>> 
>> Cheers, looking forward to help. The talk page welcomes you!
>> 
>> Anyone with a good clippings file for the history of OO from 2000?
>> Such a history, that gets across *why* OO is as historically important
>> as it is, is not yet written, as far as I know. I went through the OO
>> clippings pages and archive.org but didn't find a lot.
>> 
>> 
>> - d.
> 
> -- 
> Louis Suárez-Potts, PhD
> Age of Peers, Inc.
> Twitter: @luispo
> Skype: louisiam
> GMail: luispo@gmail.com
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> 


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