openoffice-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Albino B Neto <>
Subject Re: Tolerance and acceptance
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 11:30:15 GMT

2012/6/6 Ross Gardler <>:
> I move that there is no need to continue to fuel the fires of AOO vs
> LO. The PPMC is now effective at ignoring anti-AOO materials on our
> own lists. I suggest the PPMC should further silence inflammatory
> posts that are anti-LO on our lists.
> For example, a recent post on ooo-users said:
> "The LO guys should have thought about that before forking OpenOffice
> following Novell's siren's call. (remember the first major fork of
> OpenOffice was Novell's Go-OO which incorporated the MS OOXML
> support).
> In fact, it was their actions that killed the commercial prospects of
> StarOffice, which Oracle had renamed "Oracle Open Office" (without the
> .org)."
> I suggest that the ooo-users list is not the place for these kinds of
> opinions, regardless of their validity. This is especially true when
> they are made in response to a positive comment, which was "The main
> goal has always been to create the best Office suite possible - so
> let's unite around that."
> Our communities need to be welcoming. There is no chance of creating
> unity if disunity is the response. I'm not suggesting this be tackled
> onlist, that can be counter-productive too. I'm merely highlighting it
> and encouraging individuals on the PPMC who agree with me to consider
> sending a polite but firm request to stay focused on helping users on
> the ooo-users list.



> Ross

View raw message