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From "John D'Orazio" <john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org>
Subject Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:44:10 GMT
I'll try to change it too. If someone on wikipedia reverts an edit up to
three times without founded reason, they can be blocked by a wikipedia
moderator. So they won't be able to continue reverting forever...

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 7:59 PM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de
> wrote:

> 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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-- 
John R. D'Orazio

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