[odf-discuss] GNOME Foundation Statement on ECMA TC45-M
carlos.lst at eldiabloenlosdetalles.net
Mon Nov 26 09:11:58 EST 2007
On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 08:57 +0000, Ian Lynch wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 11:06 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Well, there are a couple of answers to this:
> > a) We're not "for" two or more standards. We're not "for" OOXML as an ISO
> > standard. That should be clear from our statement.
> You seem to be missing the point. It's perception that matters. The fact
> that you are having to try and justify your position here simply
> demonstrates that is the issue.
I disagree. While perception also matters, what is actually happening,
the underlying values of the Gnome community, etc. should matter quite a
bit too, don't you think?
To say the fact Jeff is trying to defend his organization from the
attacks on this list *demonstrates* there is a problem is just the wrong
logic. There is such a thing as a unjustified attacks, you know?
> I don't doubt it. I'm just questioning a strategy that seems to have
> caused massive upheaval in the community, whatever the intention.
Massive upheaval in a portion of this list, you mean.
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