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Le lundi 25 juin 2012 à 12:06 +0200, Italo Vignoli a écrit :
Charles-H.Schulz wrote:

I am very much in favor to keep our ODF Track without the ODF Plugfest
tagging on it, and in fact I think that instead of a "track" we should
turn it into a specific hackfest on  ODF, where everyone (I mean,
*everyone*) would be invited to join. What do others think?

I agree on the concept of the hackfest, but OTOH I think it is now time
to put together and make public online a collection of all the written
opinions against TDF and LibreOffice which are coming from a group of
people led by Rob Weir.

I have just been in Ancona at the Italian Free Software Conference, and
all the poeple I have talked to are aware of what is happening at ASF
(and appalled by the fact that ASF is now an IBM proxy).

So far, we have answered FUD with data, with the result that we have had
Apache OO people escalating to the point that they have presented a rant
against TDF/LibreOffice from the LinuxTag podium.


I think that we should just put together raw data (screeshots) without
comments. Other people will be able to connect the dots and develop
their own opinion.

SAOSA (self-appointed open source advocates à la Rob Weir) should start
to be recognized for their peculiarities, and judged by authentic free
software advocates for their [de]merits.

Well... I don't want to troll and I think we have more constructive
things to do even with AOO and ASF (which I think is a reputable
foundation and has been a net plus for FOSS).
But  sometimes it's also useful to call FUD what it is; and this
negative energy spread around by a few rotten apples helps no one. If
anything, it shows how immature these apples are.


Charles-H. Schulz
Co-Founder & Director, The Document Foundation,
Zimmerstr. 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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