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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] What Would OpenOffice Retirement Involve? (long)
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:37:27 GMT
Hi Jim,

I seem to recall that you made an offer to help with Mac builds. I know you helped during
incubation. Is your offer still valid?


Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 2, 2016, at 6:59 AM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>>> On Sep 2, 2016, at 9:48 AM, Jörg Schmidt <> wrote:
>>> From: Dr. Michael Stehmann []
>>> Patricia, we are still discussing. We are balancing reasons, 
>>> advantages
>>> and disadvantages, for different solutions. There is no decision made.
>>> And more and more I believe, it was a good idea to start that 
>>> discussion
>>> on a public list. So everything is transparent.
>>> I like the debian Social Contract and point 3 is:
>>> "We will not hide problems"
>> This is a reasonable approach for a project which is surrounded by friends. 
>> It is not necessarily a good concept for a project that has been cleaved by third
>> parties and whose aim is to destroy it. When the TDF had only had the intention to
>> make OpenOffice independent of Oracle, they would never have attacked AOO.
> sorry, but I can't agree with that.
> Will self-serving trolls contort what we say here to promote their
> own agendas? Sure. What we want is the *truth* to be out there,
> so when these trolls spew their FUD, the reality of the situation
> is there for others to read, and understand, and grok.
> At the very least, if what you say is true, we can claim the
> high-ground. We should strive for that no matter what.
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