MandrakeSoft Releases StarOffice 6.0 to Club Members, Responds to Recent ZDNet Article

[ Thanks to Joestar
for this link. ]

“From reading the headline, someone might think that
MandrakeSoft has indeed angered many members of the community due
to a change of company policy. Unfortunately, the author wasn’t
able to contact anyone at MandrakeSoft for additional information
(which we would have been happy to provide), so the story is based
on a few select comments from the Mandrake Forum website.

“First of all, we would like to thank all of the Mandrake users
and supporters who questioned the basis of the story. By reading
the many comments and talkbacks at the above links, it is clear
that a large part of the community is not upset. It makes all of us
here at MandrakeSoft extremely proud that our efforts throughout
the years of maintaining close ties to the community and our
long-standing commitment to Free Software has not gone


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