On 10/31/2012 09:44 AM, Italo Vignoli wrote:
Il 31/10/2012 14:19, Florian Monfort ha scritto:
Of course not. Rob Weir is our main enemy, and has always been such (you
can dig a little bit inside his blog). He represents IBM mood, and this
is just a proof that TDF and LibreOffice are more successful than Apache OO.
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I just do not like to see such an article. I rarely see such a strongly
biased article/site. I will take an unaffiliated article writer's
claims over this type of article.
You can tell this person is a rabid [marked by excessive enthusiasm for
and intense devotion to a cause or idea] with the AOO promotion and anti
The problem does arise with his claims though. We need a good way to
track numbers for NEW users.
how many of the people he claims to be AOO users are not a part of the
Apache "system" of users/developers/etc. Apache is a big group and can
promote its associated packages much better than LO can do. How many of
the people who download AOO are still using it or have tried it to see
what it is like.
The only think the article really brings to light is we need a better
figure for the amount of current users.
How many downloads did 3.5.7 get? 3.6.2 get? Linux users are the hard
part, as always. When you get LO from their repositories, instead of
the LO download pages, it is hard to capture numbers from there.
I do wish there would be a good way to get the figures to "correct" that
One thing this article did not state, which other non-affiliated one
did, was that a lot of AOO's improvements came from LO's code and
improvements. LO took the OOo code and really worked hard to make it
much better and this AOO person may think that AOO did all the work
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