[CentOS-devel] RPM of BrOffice.org

Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Wed Mar 25 11:59:37 UTC 2009


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 07:53:36AM -0300, Thiago Avelino wrote:
> Because OpenOffice.org is called BrOffice.org in Brazil?
> At the end of 2004 due to problems with the make Open Office,
> previously registered by a company in Rio de Janeiro, it was necessary
> to change the community name and the product. Thus, the project led to
> the project OpenOffice.org.br BrOffice.org.
> 
> On January 25, 2006, was officially announced the launch of the NGO
> BrOffice.org now organize community activities OpenOffice.org.br.
> Despite the change of name, BrOffice.org continued representing the
> international OpenOffice.org project, with the guarantee of all legal
> instruments to protect brand BrOffice.org.

You mentioned problems with patents, but nothing more. Either *both*
OpenOffice and BrOffice are illegal, or none is.

Trademarks is a different beast.

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lfr
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