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From Fernando Cassia <>
Subject Re: StarOffice (was RE: users Digest 28 Nov 2012 19:50:51 -0000 Issue 232)
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2012 04:44:23 GMT
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 9:20 PM, Andrea Pescetti <>wrote:

> Some of them fortunately still write to the OpenOffice lists from time to
> time to help and share their knowledge, but their expertise (and this
> includes some of the main OpenOffice architects) is mostly lost to the
> free/opensource office suites world, including OpenOffice and all other
> similar projects.

... which confirms my conclusion: the fork was a disaster, hurting
StarOfice (fatal wound) and OO.o (amputation)

Let´s focus on the positive side: OpenOffice still has the mind share and
brand recognition. Let´s hope AOO will thrive.

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