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Gnome "The GNOME Foundation has issued a statement in response to recent accusations that it has been supporting the acceptance of Microsoft's Office Open XML format as an ECMA standard at the expense of the Open Document Format, the open standard used by OpenOffice.org, KOffice and other free software office applications. However, whether the statement's attempt at logical rebuttal will do anything to reduce the emotions or altruism behind the criticisms is anybody's guess."
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Fuck Gnome
by theine on Sun 25th Nov 2007 02:57 UTC
theine
Member since:
2005-09-29

Gnome is f--king corrupted by Novell. I'm sick of this shit. Anybody who takes more than two seconds to figure out that this is solely about Microsoft being able to say "Look, we let other people participate, too." is a f--king idiot.

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RE: Fuck Gnome
by bedo on Sun 25th Nov 2007 05:11 in reply to "Fuck Gnome"
bedo Member since:
2006-01-03

I'm sorry, but Gnome guys are very naive to think that MS is actually sincere about allowing other people fully implement their format (ie 100% compatible with their MS Office.)

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RE[2]: Fuck Gnome
by marafaka on Mon 26th Nov 2007 11:03 in reply to "RE: Fuck Gnome"
marafaka Member since:
2006-01-03

This is beyond being naive. If some people here aren't on the MS payroll yet, they should immediately apply!

Testing: MS.

Edited 2007-11-26 11:03

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RE: Fuck Gnome
by boblowski on Sun 25th Nov 2007 14:10 in reply to "Fuck Gnome"
boblowski Member since:
2007-07-23

Rude, but to the point. All this energy trying to be the young boy looking up to the 'big and wise brother' Microsoft is wasted, I'm afraid to say.

It will only make the older brother, not the younger one, look better for the girls -- also known as 'managers'.

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RE[2]: Fuck Gnome
by segedunum on Sun 25th Nov 2007 14:23 in reply to "RE: Fuck Gnome"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

It will only make the older brother, not the younger one, look better for the girls -- also known as 'managers'.

Girls are never impressed when you look the part and act the part, only to find your equipment isn't up to the job ;-).

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