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From Jörg Schmidt <joe...@j-m-schmidt.de>
Subject Re: Community building: give our User a chance to contribute!
Date Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:01:26 GMT
> From: mabdul [mailto:mabdul@eclipso.de] 

> > You are basically right, but let me give the following information.
> > 
> > Team OpenOffice was such a project. The participants were 
> mainly experienced OpenOffice developers from SUN Microsystems.
> > 
> > See:
> > 
> https://web.archive.org/web/20120107200702/http://teamopenoffi
> ce.org/de/the-team-de.html
> > 
> > But Apache made a front against this project and so it was 
> no chance. The only short-term result was "White Label 
> Office", see for example:
> > http://www.chip.de/downloads/White-Label-Office_53492033.html
> > 
> > I do not want to criticize one-sidedly, here is a different view:
> > http://www.golem.de/1112/88663.html
> > 
> > But Apache is the larger party and it would be the task of 
> Apache to recognize opportunities and bundle forces.
> > 
> > This is unfortunately the truth and it is a central problem 
> for OpenOffice. 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > btw:
> > A project such as "Team OpenOffice" did not necessarily 
> need a commercial orientation (eg in Germany a gGmbH 
> https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemeinn%C3%BCtzige_GmbH one 
> possibility), but such a project needs the recognition of Apache.
> A bit more "neutral" information lived in the English Wikipedia (by an
> article of mine) before it was converted to a redirect:
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=White_Label_Office&
> oldid=549769989

Thank you very much for this important addition.


Greetings,
Jörg


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