Hi Graham, all!
Am Montag, den 04.10.2010, 13:55 +1300 schrieb Graham Lauder:
On Monday 04 Oct 2010 10:10:41 Charles-H. Schulz wrote:
Let me clear so that we can move on: Unless Oracle gives us the trademark o
OpenOffice.org, we're using LibreOffice, and some people love it, some
people hate it, but as a matter of fact, we're not changing it anymore, so
it's useless to request a change.
Tsk Charles, that's a rather dictatorial attitude for an Open Source project.
Everything should be open for discussion at all times and given that
LibreOffice was selected as only an interim name and until Oracle says Yay or
Nay it remains interim or a draft concept, then I would suggest now is the
best time to discuss it.
Document Foundation is obviously cast in stone because that is a legal entity
but the product name should be up for discussion right now when it's most
Mmh, Charles, please don't overreact ... everybody on this list and
within this community has the right to question whether a name is
appropriate. Moreover, nobody knows if it simply came up when sipping on
a cocktail (slurp), or if somebody invested a lot of work. To all, I
think Charles is a bit stressed concerning names at the moment :-) Soon
you will know why.
However, until now I wasn't aware of Charles message. But yesterday,
I've noticed that there have been many questions and proposals
concerning the name. Maybe reasonable timing ... So I started to
summarize the "process" to agree on the "backup name" within our group
(in this case, group is the bunch of people who aim for the foundation).
I hope you will find it an interesting reading ... let me know (if not
Here is the posting:
And already on the new planet (yeah!):
Does it sound reasonable?
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