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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice


On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:08 AM, BRM <bm_witness@yahoo.com> wrote:

And TDF/LO is the real fork in this case. In your opinion it would have
been a
necessary fork, but it is the fork nonetheless. Any argument otherwise is
revisionist history.


LO was a fork, but that was the for many months ago.



Yet, Calligra and KOffice - which both have very similar codebases - have a
much
healthier relationship, etc. They don't see themselves as competing with
each
other either.



I didn't know the details of the Calligra fork but I did a bit of
researching. It seems like it was created because ONE person was causing
problems (http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2010/12/rose-by-any-other-name.html) so
the rest moved. However, if everyone but one moves, it is not really a fork,
but a mutiny / change in leadership.

-Keith

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