On 6/7/11 3:21 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
I agree... My "going over it" was simply to indicate areas which
I *think* (again, I have no idea, nor do a *want* to know) may
have been reasons Oracle declined, since that seems a point
that people are extremely curious about.
Provided that they received the letter and they never replied I think it
is reasonable to state that they never considered it, because of
corporate reasons we will never know.
Between "humans", before declining you usually investigate further and
then provide a reason for declining. Otherwise, it looks like you are
just ignoring (which is fine).
Corporations are just not as educated as humans, and therefore do not
feel they should behave following the basics of mutual respect. This is
the reason why I have decided to abandon a corporate career.
In addition, corporations are just too different from volunteer
projects, and trying to understand a decision using a volunteer POV can
only lead to severe frustrations.
TDF has sent a letter to Oracle, which has been ignored. It is a fact.
We decided to send it because we felt we had to try every solution, but
what has happened afterwards tells us that the letter has been ignored
for unknown reasons (as I am sure that Oracle will never provide any
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