As I understand it, most of the development team of OOo jumped ship to
set up LibO in anticipation of Oracle making unacceptable changes to the
OOo concept. I don't know how many they are, but I'd be surprised if
they're over 30, and as far as I and most users are concerned, they
"own" the product. Many of those of us in here appear to be jumping on
the bandwagon after the event, and some of us will stay, and others will
relapse into being grateful users who understand that they don't
actually have much to offer. I probably belong in this latter group.
But the point is, the 30 or whatever developers have been planning this
for some time. They didn't launch LibO after a beer last Friday, and
they, for better or worse, chose LibreOffice as the name.
We're never going to get nearer than 10% agreement however many names we
suggest or polls we run, so let's live with their name, be grateful for
their enthusiasm and let them get on with turning 3.3 beta into 3.3
release instead of slagging them for being undemocratic or dictatorial.
Just my $0.02
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