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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, 21 Jan 2017 21:16:43 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:orcmid@apache.org] 

> Apache Projects all produce software free to the public.  
> Nothing more.  

Is a office-programming-projekt under Apache Licence not a free project?

> Coming into the Incubator means operating 
> under the Incubator PMC with an existing *software* project 
> that can stand on its feet better as part of Apache Community.

yes, clear

> I think it is appropriate to find the simplest thing that can 
> possibly work.
> 
> I recommend following Raphael's recommendation. 

Sorry, but my interest is the original (= Openoffice) and no third party project.

I do not think the ASF would allow a crowd funding campaign for AOO <TM> and a crowd
funding campaign war Raphaels suggestion.

> If at least 
> that can work, then one has a foundation for something.

Yes, for a third party project ... for that I have no interest.



My summary is:
I am absolutely incomprehensible why in an Apache project always to point to the way out of
a third party project, instead of thinking about developing own rules further.

If we continue to do so, we will weaken the "OpenOffice" brand, although we should strengthen
this brand.


Greetings,
Jörg


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