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From Ian Lynch <>
Subject Re: "opportunity to reunite the related communities" Re: Apache Incubator Proposal: Splitting the Community?
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:55:55 GMT
On 3 June 2011 19:47, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:

> On Jun 3, 2011, at 2:35 PM, Simon Phipps wrote:
> >
> > More than that, I'd like to see it as an objective to facilitate this
> > collaboration. There's too much talk of just giving up and treating
> > ideological division as a given...
> Well, the ASF develops and releases software under the AL... that
> *is* a given. If people are wondering if we would change our license
> or even allow dual-licensing, then that is not going to happen.
> Not anything in particular about OOo. It's just the fact.

Which is exactly why I say "we are where we are" and we should deal with it
even if it is to agree to disagree on some things. Can we work together and
resolve issues so that people can enjoy using FOSS office software? That is
really the fundamental question.  Are we committed to use the available
resources within the constraints we have? If we can agree that we are a good
way forward.


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