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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Starting something like LibreCon


On Mon, 2011-02-14 at 12:22 +0000, Tom Davies wrote:
> Hi :)
>
> I think we are right to keep offering both help and shared resources to
> OpenOffice. By co-operating with each other we can achieve more and faster
> since we both share a common competitor that dominates the market. Winning
> users from each other is small-fry compared with the user-base we could win from
> our common competition. Oracle do occasionally reject our help but they need us
> more than we need them. Eventually they might start accepting our help so lets
> not give up offering.

If you think what they, the OOoDEV team, are offering is to HELP the
Oracle/OO.o effort, then I believe you are mistaken.

>
> Regards from
> Tom :)
>
>
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> ________________________________
> From: drew <drew@baseanswers.com>
> To: marketing@libreoffice.org
> Sent: Mon, 14 February, 2011 11:13:06
> Subject: Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Starting something like LibreCon
>
> On Mon, 2011-02-14 at 09:38 +0100, Volker Merschmann wrote:
> > Hi Tobias,
> >
> > 2011/2/14 public sector <public@openserv.eu>:
> > > in my eyes the development of the projects OOo and LO hasn't much split yet
> > > and so why aren't we using (if possible) the OOoCon for as a platform for
> > > presentation and knowledge transfer. We are a fork but I don't think we are
> > > enemies. We also have to think of the costumers the most part of the
> > > presentations might be interesting for both LO and OOo Users.
> > >
> > Nice idea, but did you read on the german lists about the
> > participation at CeBit-Fair?
> > OOo had been offered to have a shared booth with TDF/LO, but they
> > denied because developers from Oracle would not have been able
> > (=allowed) to be present there.
> > So no way for that.
>
> Of course, they (Oracle) knows what you are trying to do, and they are
> rightly (correctly) not going to give it to you.
>
> We, made our choice and choices have consequences - so get over it, and
> get on with it.
>
> My opinion.
>
> Drew
>
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