Christoph Noack wrote on 2011-06-13 16.32:
Well, I think we have the following situation here:
* TDF has _still_ the aim to "facilitate the evolution of the
(former) OpenOffice.org community"
of course. However, given the recent developments, I'd be careful with
the OpenOffice.org wording now, but from the history, it is correct.
* TDF has to consider the interests of the new community members
(new to LibreOffice, having not participated within the OOo
* TDF has - in the long-run - to enable the community by
contentiously maintaining the "open, independent, and
In my personal point-of-view, this slightly revised text may be used
until we have the final foundation set-up:
The Document Foundation has the mission of facilitating the
evolution of the LibreOffice Community into a new, open,
independent, and meritocratic organization over the next few
months. An independent foundation is a better reflection of the
values of our contributors, users and supporters, and will
enable a more effective, efficient and transparent community.
TDF will protect past investments by building on the
achievements of the first decade with OpenOffice.org, will
encourage wide participation within the community, and will
co-ordinate activity across the community.
At least, all important points are kept (especially the "achievements of
the first decade" - which is related to OOo but LibO).
Sounds good to me! What do others think?
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