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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: What about BrOffice?
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:31:09 GMT
Am 11/28/2011 11:54 PM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> Jomar Silva wrote:
>> We had to use BrOffice as the product name because OpenOffice
>> was a registered trademark in Brazil, and AFAIK Apache OpenOffice
>> will not have problems here.
> If I recall correctly, the issue about "OpenOffice" being a registered
> trademark (by some entity different than in
> Brazil had been solved in recent times, but the Brazilian community had
> preferred to keep the "BrOffice" name since it was a stronger brand
> (even though, apparently, they did get rid of the BrOffice name later).
> So "Apache OpenOffice" should not be problematic, since even the mere
> "OpenOffice" should be OK for Brazil now (provided I recall correctly
> some discussions from last year).

Yes, your recall is right. I just wasn't that detailed in my previous mail.


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