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From Wolf Halton <wolf.hal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2015 10:14:46 GMT
One solution is to write small but hopeful press releases of progress on the blog or otherwhere
and have someone else update wikipedia. 

Wolf Halton
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> On Sep 3, 2015, at 5:12 PM, Phillip Rhodes <motley.crue.fan@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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