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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice & LibreOffice
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2011 23:51:24 GMT

On Jun 5, 2011, at 4:40 PM, Keith Curtis wrote:

>> 
>> What are you talking about? You can relicense to your hearts content. You just can't
contribute it back under some other license otherwise user's couldn't use it and then relicense
it.  If you can't grasp that concept then there really is no point to further discussion.
>> 
> 
> Joe Shafer wrote this:
> ------
> I don't feel the need to debate software licensing with a GPL fan on an
> apache.org list.  Suffice it to say that I expect downstream projects
> to respect the license, and sublicense it if necessary in a way that
> doesn't invalidate our license.
> ----
> 
> Seems like he is saying he doesn't want people to change the license
> of Apache software.

There are terms about redistribution that must be respected. Please read the license - http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html

This will help you properly research the topic as well: http://www.apache.org/foundation/licence-FAQ.html

Regards,
Dave

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