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Here is a different idea...Revenge!

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on November 19, 2006 12:59 AM
"WHy don't we set up a MS Excel conversion tool to OpenOffice? AND if anyone has a MACRO that does not work in OpenOffice that they donate it to a community and the community BUILDS A OPENOFFICE MACRO that does the same thing."

You all have had plenty of time to do that, but...

"This using VBA and MS patent licenses STINKS and it is not needed."

It's a solution. Someting none of the complainers have demonstrated in all the years that they've been bitching. Guess Novell got tired of waiting?

"And this Novell CEO, he does not understand why LINUX is his only option (as he comes lately to this and is only looking at the short term business reasons)! I hope that GPLv3 gets approved and everyone gets on board quickly, AND that the SAMBA moves everything to GPLv3, and NOVELL is left holding just their brown stained undergarments."

Nice to know that GPLers aren't above revenge. Guess the other licenses will become more popular as the "brownstainers" and others (Google) realize that the GPL is the "Ford Pinto" of licenses.


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