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On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:20 PM, Andy Brown <> wrote:

I seem to be really missing something in all this talk about the transfer of

1: What would TDF do with the code?  At this point in time LibO is way ahead
of OOo in features and code clean up, from the patches flying in the dev

2: What would TDF do with the name and trademarks?

3: Would they rename LibreOffice to If so why, since
LibreOffice has spread like it has?

4:  Why is TDF trying so hard to block the proposal with ASF?  I guess
answers to the above will answer this one.


I think it is less about the code itself and more about avoiding
fragmentation and duplicated effort.  TDF would become of the official
home of  Instead, what we are looking at one group
having the name and official control of the code base, and the other
having the vast majority of the community, developers, and
infrastructure.  That will confuse people who have grown use to the name.



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