OpenOffice.org has been forked

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Oct 1 13:27:57 BST 2010


David Sanders wrote:
> On 1 October 2010 12:08, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> I have a printing plate which prints "Ex Libris" to be pasted into
>> the books which I own.
>>
>> "Ex Libris" comes from Latin - "from the books or library...".
>>
>> "Canta Libre" means "Song book" or "Book of Songs" but the base
>>
>>
> 
> Am I not following the discussion correctly, or is it just that
> there's some confusion over the idea of having two Latin words with
> the same spelling?
> 
> Libre for LibreOffice is clearly in the sense of "freedom" in Romance
> languages, not as in "book".
> 

Who is contesting libre versus libris? :-P



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