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Re: Perens Hits Out at Sun over OpenOffice
Posted by: Tom Sanders 2004-09-27 15:14:43
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Open source developers who contribute to OpenOffice should stop donating their code to Sun Microsystems, open source advocate Bruce Perens has urged. The executive director of the Desktop Linux Consortium made his call after details of an April 2004 deal between Sun and Microsoft emerged in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The deal involved, among other things, the two companies promising not to sue each other over past patent infringement claims.


Re: Perens Hits Out at Sun over OpenOffice
Posted by: BrucePerens 2004-09-28 00:45:07 In reply to: Tom Sanders
Notice that the Sun representative said USERS, not developers. That seems like a deliberately obfuscating response.
Bruce
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