Miguel de Icaza plays fast and loose with the facts and history

Posted by dcparris on Dec 5, 2006 11:30 PM EDT
Linux Journal; By Nicholas Petreley
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Miguel de Icaza, inthis weblog entry says,"Facts barely matter when they get in the way of a good smear. The comments over at Groklaw are interesting, in that they explore new levels of ignorance." This comment rings especially true of his weblog entry. For example, Miguel states...We have been working on OpenOffice.Org for longer than anyone else has. We were some of the earliest contributors to OpenOffice, and we are the largest external contributor to actual code to OpenOffice than anyone else.Say what? Who created OpenOffice? Who bought it? Who opened it? Anyone ever hear of Star Division gmbh or Sun? Since when did Novell become the earliest contributor to OpenOffice.org?

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No matter what anyone says, the fact is.... hchaudh1 17 1,335 Dec 8, 2006 1:57 AM

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