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Oracle vs. TDF LibreOffice

Oct 26, 2010, 21:32 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Oracle continues to be at the center of controversy despite their press release stating they will continue to support and release as an open source project. Most recently Oracle was vilified by bloggers and the press for asking members of The Document Foundation to resign from due to potential conflicts of interest.

"Dave Neary, a respected GNOME and GIMP developer, suggests that rush to judgment is not only pre-mature, but possibly incorrect. In a recent blog post Neary stated that the resignation request was made by long-term developers and community managers - not by corporate Oracle. He further explained that it was a "proposal," not a voted decision."

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