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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Open Office in Swedish
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:50:49 GMT
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:43 PM, M Henri Day <mhenriday@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/11/28 Coll-Barth, Michael <Michael.Coll-Barth@verizonwireless.com>
>
>>
>> > From: M Henri Day [mailto:mhenriday@gmail.com]
>>
>> >
>> > 2012/11/28 Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum@gmail.com>
>> >
>> > > Unfortunately it seems like most of the Swedish translators moved to
>> > > LibreOffice, which is a shame, because LibreOffice is crap these days.
>> > > For every new feature they introduce a dozen of bugs which will never
>> > > be corrected. Something like that, anyway. I was planning to go back
>> > > to OpenOffice, but I'd like to have it in Swedish, so maybe not… :(
>> > >
>> >
>> > The above statement to the effect that «LibreOffice is crap these days»
>> > does not at all correspond to my experience ; quite the contrary....
>> >
>> > Henri
>>
>> It is truly a shame that there had to be this fork.  The 'eyes' have been
>> effectively cut in half between the two products.  And for what, minor
>> differences?  Is one product really so much better than the other?  Yeah, I
>> see the differences, but they are less than between versions of MS Office.
>>
>
> Agree - but the responsibility for the forking should be placed squarely
> where it lies - on Oracle. Moreover, the forked paths would have
> automatically rejoined had Oracle, when it decided to dump OOo, chosen to
> assign it to the Document Foundation, which was already up and running and
> which requested that this be done. Instead, the firm decided to assign all
> the rights to Apache, in the knowledge that doing so would perpetuate the
> fork. Thank you, Mr Ellison....
>

And the fork would automatically end if SUSE today decided to end
LibreOffice and work with Apache.  It is entirely symmetrical.

-Rob

> Henri

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