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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:59:23 GMT
https://twitter.com/davidgerard

Am 14.09.2015 um 17:03 schrieb Max Merbald:
> I changed it back. Who is this David Gerard person who obviously wants
> to damage OpenOffice?
>
>
>
> Am 14.09.2015 um 16:48 schrieb Donald Whytock:
>> There was a minor skirmish last week over it.  Looks like there'll be one
>> this week too...someone changed it to "moribund".
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 6:54 PM, Phillip Rhodes
>> <motley.crue.fan@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Sorry, I missed the infobox when I looked at the page.  You're right,
>>> having "Dormant" there is flat out wrong and very misleading.
>>>
>>> I changed it to "Active" just now and added a ref pointer to the 4.1.2
>>> release schedule that Andrea just provided.  I just hope there aren't
>>> certain parties with a vested interest in denigrating AOO sitting around
>>> planning to start a revert war over this.   :-(
>>>
>>>
>>> Phil
>>>
>>>
>>> This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 10:08 AM, Max Merbald <max.merbald@gmx.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Phil,
>>>>
>>>> what I meant was the infobox at the top right. In that box it says that
>>>> AOO is dormat, which is not correct and which is not in the citations.
>>> The
>>>> presence of a citation does not necessry mean that the claimed info
>>>> is in
>>>> the citation. If people read on the Wikipedia that AOO is "dormant"
>>> they'll
>>>> start looking for different office software.
>>>>
>>>> Max
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Am 03.09.2015 um 23:12 schrieb Phillip Rhodes:
>>>>
>>>>> I just looked at the Wikipedia page and don't see anything that's -
>>>>> strictly speaking - incorrect, or lacking citations.  IOW, I don't see
>>> any
>>>>> supportable rationale for removing anything that's there, although one
>>>>> could question the motives of whoever made it a point to call out some
>>>>> concerns about lack of activity in the first paragaph of the article.
>>>>> Nonetheless, I think any attempt to modify that will face opposition.
>>>>>
>>>>> In a related vein, The Guardian recently ran this article titled
>>> "Should I
>>>>> Switch From Apache OpenOffice to LibreOffice or Microsoft Office".
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> http://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2015/sep/03/switch-openoffice-libreoffice-or-microsoft-office
>>>
>>>>> I don't know if there's any easy way to counter this narrative that's
>>>>> spreading through the press, about AOO being dead/dormant/whatever, or
>>> how
>>>>> LO is clearly "the winner", but it's definitely unfortunate to see
>>>>> this
>>>>> kind of stuff spread around so widely.  :-(
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Phil
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Max,
>>>>>> On 03 Sep 15, at 16:31, Max Merbald <max.merbald@gmx.de> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> the Engish Wikipedia claims that AOO is dormant. I can't see
where
>>> they
>>>>>> have the information from. The sources they use don't say so. I think
>>>>>> it's
>>>>>> definitely bad for OpenOffice when people think no more is done about
>>> it.
>>>>>> The problem is also that LibreOffice has just published its
>>>>>> version 5.0
>>>>>> and
>>>>>> is getting ahead of us.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks for the alert.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Wikipedia is composed by a crowd of editors, and you can change the
>>> entry
>>>>>> to reflect the facts.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So can anyone on this list. Becoming an editor at Wikipedia is not
>>>>>> arduous.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Louis
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Max
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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