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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice and the ASF
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2011 12:18:58 GMT
On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 7:46 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
>
> On 4 Jun 2011, at 12:38, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 6:32 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
>>> On Jun 4, 2011 2:03 AM, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>>>> However I
>>>> will state that in cases where widespread use of the code is vital for
>>>> advancing the cause of free software that the Apache License, Version
>>>> 2.0 is an appropriate choice:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-recommendations.html
>>>
>>> Have you checked that with the FSF, Sam? That recommendation applies to code
>>> expected to have a wide and diverse range of derivatives (libraries for
>>> example). Comments by FSF board member Bradley Kuhn on Rob's blog confirm
>>> this.
>>
>> I'm actually directly quoting, and citing, the FSF.  Search the
>> gnu.org page referenced above for the very phrase "widespread use of
>> the code is vital for advancing the cause of free software that the
>> Apache License, Version 2.0 is an appropriate choice"
>
> Yes, yes, of course, I'm not as stupid as you all seem to think you know. But I assert
your citation is a misinterpretation of their intent.

Please don't put words in my mouth.

I encourage everybody to read the full citation, in its original context.

> S.

- Sam Ruby

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