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Re: [tdf-discuss] How did AOO figure it was worth $21 Million dollars a day or $7 billion per year?


Hello Tim,

I suspect they multiply the standard package price of MS Office and
multiply that by their numbers of stated downloads, then divide it by
365. At least that's how I would do it.

best,
Charles. 

Le mardi 19 février 2013 à 12:15 -0500, webmaster-Kracked_P_P a écrit :
How did AOO figure out how much their version of OOo was worth per day 
to users?

I cannot figure out any way.  Of course it makes great Marketing Copy.  
We are giving our users some much product value, we must be the better 
product.  FUD or what?

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http://www.eweek.com/enterprise-apps/apache-openoffice-valued-at-21m-per-day

  The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced that Apache OpenOffice 
has a value of $21 million a day.

ASF officials said Apache OpenOffice has averaged 131,455 downloads per 
day since its 3.4 release last May. That represents an average value to 
the public of $21 million per day or $7.61 billion per year, ASF said.



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