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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lui...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:58:36 GMT

> On 16 Sep 15, at 13:56, Rob Weir <rob@robweir.com> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 4:52 PM, John D'Orazio
> <john.dorazio@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote:
>> Interestingly mr. David Gerard IS a moderator on Wikipedia it seems. He
>> still has to abide by the rules though. And there is quite a bit of
>> discussion on the talk page, where some users have opted to split the
>> "Apache OpenOffice" project onto its own page as a completely separate
>> derivative project. All that is needed is to chime in on the article talk
>> page citing references to legal info about OpenOffice.org being officially
>> in the hands of the Apache Software Foundation. If there is evidence of
>> that (which seems obvious to me, I'm a newcomer but I go to the webpage and
>> I see Apache OpenOffice on the OpenOffice.org webpage), it just needs to be
>> cited on the talk page to back any kind of edits to the article that
>> reflect that. Seems that the article has already been split and "Apache
>> OpenOffice" has it's own wikipedia article (
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_OpenOffice), I wouldn't make a big
>> deal about having a separate article but I would oppose the POV opinions
>> about Apache not having legal rights to the OpenOffice.org project (hence
>> the corrections to the infobox information).
>> I don't know all of the technicalities, so the edits I just made might not
>> be precise, for example which release was the first release to have the
>> Apache license?
>> 
> 
> Is this the same David Gerard discussed here?
> 
> https://encyclopediadramatica.se/David_Gerard
> 

Oh, I hope so!

Louis



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