Tom Davies wrote:
<snip> "It was a cheap way for Oracle to hurt their rival" ?? Sun you (Ellison) idiot. Not Oracle, but Sun was the company that owned OpenOffice and did the work of preventing the community from developing the product.
Ahem, Tom... Those were my words, so I guess it's me who is the idiot Also, the article in The Register was written by Gavin Clarke, not Larry Ellison (CEO of Oracle). Glad to hear that companies are lining up to support LibreOffice. It is essential in my opinion. I used to think that Open Source meant amateur enthusiasts writing code in their spare time, but that was before I learned that more than three quarters of Linux comes from developers on the payroll of corporations. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Ellison-s-Oracle-washes-hands-of-OpenOffice-tp2826546p2827525.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to email@example.com Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/www/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted