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dot.KDE: Open Letter to Alan Yates of Microsoft

Sep 24, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Inge Wallin)

"In your rather long, and doubtlessly well researched, reply to the declaration, you make many points which I will not address here, since others, better suited than me, have already done so. There is, however, one point where I feel that you have been gravely misinformed by your research staff.

"That point is the following. On page 7, and continuing on page 8 you write:

"The draft policy identifies four products that support the OpenDocument format: Sun's StarOffice,, KOffice, and IBM Workplace. In reality, these products are slight variations of the same StarOffice code base, which Sun acquired from a German company in 1999..."

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