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Why waste time on this storm in a teacup?

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 82.192.250.149] on November 24, 2007 05:53 AM

The Gnome Foundation is a responsible organization. Its position statement is not only reasonable, but probably represents as close to a consensus in the community as it is possible to get:
<a href="http://www.gnome.org/press/releases/ecma-tc45-statement.html">http://www.gnome.org/press/releases/ecma-tc45-statement.html</a> . You did everybody a disservice by quoting from it instead of telling your readers to go and read it for themselves. (Yes, you linked to it but most people don't click on links in articles.)


Your article will create confusion because many people will associate the Gnome Foundation with the "OpenDocument Foundation", a completely different, much smaller (total membership estimated to be 3 people), outfit notable more for its publicity-seeking than anything else.

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