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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice.org Incubator Proposal: Collaboration with TDF/LO
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:56:54 GMT
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 7:50 PM, <robert_weir@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote on 06/03/2011 02:33:21 PM:
>
> >
> > Your proposed text also does not recognise possibilities for
> collaboration
> > to protect the OpenOffice consumer end-user community in the interim
> while
> > your project sorts itself out.
> >
>
>
> Can you state this in the form of a collaborative activity?  I'm being
> neutral as to the intent or particulars on the wiki.  I'm noting the kinds
> of activities.  In the end the nature of the activity, with respect to the
> license and ASF policy, not the intent of the collaboration, is what will
> determine whether it is permissible.
>
> For example, mixing GPLv3 and Apache 2.0 with the intent of feeding
> starving children is not permissible, but providing a library that Wall
> Street tycoons can use to design butterscotch pudding swimming pools is
> permissible.  Saying "collaboration...to protect the OpenOffice consumer"
> is not really sufficient.
>
>
I made fairly detailed proposals on another thread which I was summarising
with that phrase.

S.

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