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Hello Sam,

Sam schrieb:

Hmmm, I kind of think that there is a need for different forums.
LibreOffice and OpenOffice are two different projects

That´s not what I understand. LibreOffice is the further development of It´s not a different project. Except Oracle, it´s the same people.

looks great, but there are more advertisements than contents....

I hope you're exaggerating about the ads!

The statement about the ratio of content and ads is not from me. It´s from

Sorry, but
the hard truth of the matter is that community forums for large projects
are very expensive.

As a proof of the contrary is free of ads.

(3) Why force forum users to sign up and create an account? At least has been running for many years without the
need for users to sign up. AFAIK there is no bad experience about that.

I tried this for a long time on one forum, but allowing posts without
registration just leads to nonstop spam.

As a proof of the contrary does not require user registration. Spam is avoided by CAPTCHA.

Please don´t get me wrong: I do not condemn the offer of yet another forum. I am sure, this is meant as a support for the development of our community, which we are witnessing right now. But I doubt that it´s needed and that it´s worth the effort, since there is good experience with the existing.


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