Cigan’s Random Thoughts: Novell “Fork” and Strange Opinions in the OSS Community

[ Thanks to Victor J
for this link. ]

“I have read a great deal over the past few days about a ‘Fork’
in OpenOffice.org. First I would like to say I am appalled at
Groklaw’s reaction to Novell’s announcement.

“Everything they are doing is being released back to the
OpenOffice project, and they have maintained a separate version of
OpenOffice for some time that they make widely available. Other
distros do the same. Not only that but they show Novell’s press
release in the article where they accuse them of ‘forking’ the
project and in the press release is the following quote…”

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