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From Jörg Schmidt <>
Subject Re: Community building: give our User a chance to contribute!
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:07:41 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Phipps [] 

> In fact Go-OO was started by Ximian in 2003, long before Novell bought
> them, as a convenient build system for developers not working 
> within Sun.
> The difficulty of getting the Sun team to accept patches, and the
> complexity of the Sun build system, meant that most 
> developers external to
> Sun used Go-OO as their repository.
> There were indeed strong words spoken by many people 
> (including me on Sun's
> behalf) but for the most part Go-OO maintained its role as a 
> downstream
> convenience for non-Sun contributors and played a positive 
> role developing
> a developer community around the code. I think we would all 
> be well served
> by dropping the decade-old hostility to it at this point.

For me, the one who is working against OpenOffice, or members of the OpenOffice community
offended, an opponent of OpenOffice.

I will never forgive what Michael Meeks said against OpenOffice! No way


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