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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: From Michael Meeks on Apache License
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 03:20:31 GMT
Michael has posted here already, and will do so when he wants to make
a statement. We don't need the reposting.

On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 23:14, Keith Curtis <> wrote:
> He wrote this yesterday and it describes in different words why the
> Apache license is not so pragmatic for LibreOffice.
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> The problem is, that very much of our work is inter-dependent, and we
> want people to be able to work all over the code, cleaning, translating
> and fixing it. It would suck giant rocks (through a straw) to say:
> "no copy-left lovers need think of working on X Y or Z
> big pieces of the code - since we want to license
> changes to these on to IBM (via Apache)" :-)
> At least - I don't want to just push the division down into the
> code-base, excluding people from lots of it (and of course throwing away
> our changes to those pieces).
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