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Re: OpenOffice.org new unstable packages available for testing

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 10:35:46PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 12:20:42PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> >Can someone tell me _why_ this project uses the name `OpenOffice.org' as
> >a name for their software?  What's wrong with `OpenOffice' (which is
> >surely the name humans use when talking about it, and morever, isn't
> >confusing)?
> Trademark.
Are you serious? If the term 'Open Source' was deemed too generic, I
would think that 'Open Office' would share the same fate. Perhaps the
people behind 'Open Office' simply have more money.

James (Jay) Treacy

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