"OpenOffice.org has dismissed Microsoft's assertion that its
open-source application suite violates 45 of its patents as 'a
"'It's just hard to put into credible terms,' said Louis
Suarez-Potts, a community manager for OpenOffice.org and seven-year
veteran of the all-volunteer group. 'I don't understand what
motivated Microsoft to risk so much with a position that can only
serve to alienate [enterprise] customers, as well as those millions
of people who use Linux...'"