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Re: Why distrust M$, but trust Sun?

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Why distrust M$, but trust Sun?
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:55:08 +0200

Tim Smith wrote:
> On 2007-07-26, <> wrote:
> > And besides, open office might've been initially released by sun but
> > it is independent of them. develop open office.
> It's still managed by people from Sun, and they contribute most of the
> code.

More to the point:

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