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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice or
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:13:24 GMT

On Jun 5, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:

> Hi I want to know if there is any formal clearance on the way
> ought to be reffered as.
> Since the adquisition of Sun by Oracle, they start re-inciting misquotations
> of as "OpenOffice" even later they modified StarOffice as
> "Oracle Open Office"
> As was transfered to Apache, the proposal is quoted as Apache
> OpenOffice. And now new mailing lists are generated as oo instead of ooo.
> I understand there could be missconception as the beginning but lacking to
> address these issues they could become more structural as time goes by (ie.
> wikipage is easy to change, a mailing list is not as easy).
> I would want some clarification on this topic so that the apache people
> could make a decision. Also for reasons regarding trademark is important to
> avoid legal issues as time goes by.

For reference, the OpenOffice trademark application can be found at

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