Re: Question to candidates: what about next ODF?

On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 09:41:24AM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Richard Stallman">
> > The reason this is not so is that Microsoft is trying to spin the apparent
> > "support" of GNOME into proof that OOXML is not bad for free software.
> Microsoft haven't done so publicly thus far, but the risk is there, and we
> will endeavour to make it absolutely clear that our participation does not
> imply endorsement, contribution or support. We've taken one step already
> with our statement on our participation, and you are sure to see more in the
> future.

I've heard Stephen McGibbon himself say to Portuguese TC-173 such
suggestions. He made a quick list to show there is support from the Free
Software community, and one of the references was "de Icaza *from*GNOME*",
another was a lawyer who has worked with OSI, Jody, etc...

Just so you may know for sure that in closed circles they *are* spinning


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