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From Simon Phipps <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice: were are we now?
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:38:08 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:32 AM, Sanjiva Weerawarana

> The people who will only contribute to a copyleft license (and I know a few
> OO contributors like that) will not come over this world .. so to that
> extent this is a community fork and we cannot do brand sharing as that'll
> confuse end-users.

I still think that's open for discussion. To my eyes it still makes a lot of
sense to have Apache host the parts IBM (and maybe others, although their
existence is exaggerated) need for their proprietary products, and then have
TDF maintain a consumer end-user deliverable downstream as well.


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