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From Peter Junge <peter.ju...@gmx.org>
Subject Re: Coverage of 4.0 Release
Date Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:50:22 GMT
On 7/26/2013 12:18 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Pavel Janík <Pavel@janik.cz> wrote:
>>> Rob,
>>>
>>> On Jul 25, 2013, at 3:21 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>
>>>> This is the advantage of writing innovative code, not just copying it.
>>>
>>> can you please stop writing such stupid sentences? Notice that I do not talk
at all about the particular license issue.
>>>
>>
>> I'm not talking about license issues either.  I'm just saying that if
>> you are the originator of a feature then you get press coverage twice:
>>   the 1st time when you initially release it and then a 2nd time when
>> another project copies it.  We're seeing that now.
>>
>
> A specific example, Ars Technica, on the LO 4.1 release:
>
> http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/07/libreoffice-4-1-is-released-borrows-new-sidebar-from-openoffice/

Your comment there doesn't help anyone.

Peter

>
> Headline:  "LibreOffice 4.1 is released, borrows new sidebar from
> OpenOffice /  3,000 bugs fixed in latest LibreOffice, many by Apache
> developers. "
>
> Regards,
>
> -Rob
>
>> Personally, I think it is an advantage to get such press coverage.
>> Maybe you disagree.  But since this is a thread about press coverage,
>> such observations are entire on topic.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>> A few people in other project do the same stuff as you do and maybe you can fight
with them in some mud, but why mud-spraying all the people in this mailing list?
>>> --
>>> Pavel Janík
>>>
>>>
>>>
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