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Hi Andy, *,

Andy Brown schrieb:

On Tue Oct 05 2010 14:10:26 GMT-0700 (PDT)  Christoph Noack wrote:
Am Montag, den 04.10.2010, 17:03 -0700 schrieb Andy Brown:
On Mon Oct 04 2010 16:29:37 GMT-0700 (PDT)  Christoph Noack wrote:


The article only states "Oracle said it was investing substantial
resources in

“With more than 100 million users, we believe is the
most advanced, most feature-rich open-source implementation and will
strongly encourage the OpenOffice community to continue to contribute
through,” the enterprise software and hardware
giant said in a statement."  With no name or reference to where the
statement can be see.

It has already been cited by Kürti on this list:

A repeat of the "news article".

Aha. But what you mean? :-)

Just what I said, the message only repeats the same "statement". 
Again no name or reference to where the full "statement" can be

Who made the statement?  What is their position at Oracle?  Anyone can
make a statement but how much weight does that statement carry?

If you take it a face value then there is no way that Oracle is going
to hand over the trademark or anything else to the community that has
helped build it.  Do they actually think that "they" did all the work
to get that 100 million users?  Yet there are some that hold to the

No, they think they *bought* all the work. They have good reasons to
remain silent. We should accept that, stop thinking about it and go


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