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From Jorg Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:02:26 GMT
> From: Jim Jagielski [] 

> Secondly, as alluded to above, we should prepare ourselves 
> for the FUD,
> the "AOO is dead" victory chants, the numerous anti-AOO and 
> anti-Apache
> spewings, etc... There are some who will use this as a self-serving
> soapboxing opportunity, and warp the facts into some Bizarro alternate
> universe history. We should be there to set the facts straight but
> also resign ourselves to the fact that their voices will 
> likely be louder
> than ours.

You're absolutely right.

> Secondly, part and parcel with this "pivot" is that we rename 
> the project
> to something more accurate to what our new function would be 
> and we use
> the AOO landing page to reference and redirect to the various OO
> implementations out there. In fact, I would even suggest us 
> considering
> going further and redirecting AOO traffic to LO, so that 
> people considering
> "OpenOffice" get routed to the LO site (either automatically 
> or via some
> click/OK interface).


OpenOffice is not LibreOffice! 

never we forget how members of OpenOffice (for example, Rob Weir) were insulted by
TDF representatives.


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