[Clipart] Open Office Assocition?

Nicu Buculei nicu at apsro.com
Sat Nov 12 00:47:21 PST 2005

Alan Horkan wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Nathan Eady wrote:
>>Good luck.  You'd have to convince RMS to stop making big political
>>stinks over arcane licensing issues, or else convince people to
>>stop listening to him.
> I'm not exact;u the biggest fan of RMS but those who wish OpenOffice
> didn't depend on Java have a fair point.  It is not like Java is available
> on all platforms, particularly PPC or x64 version of Linux and poeple do
> have other sincere concerns which Richard Stallman is lending his voice to
> support.

I would add that not RMS was the person which convinced Debian and 
Fedora do not include Sun Java because of licensing issues, the entities 
making those decisions were Debian Legal and respectively Red Hat lawyers.

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