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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: A little OOo history
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2011 19:09:33 GMT
> It seems Apache will have a destination of value in OpenOffice.org.  There
> should be a way to monetize this, similar to how Mozilla monetized their
> default search engine choice with Google.

That'll spawn a whole other set of debates.

> For example, ASF could take bids and award a contracts to providers who
want
> to serve up OOo code.

No, I do not believe that we can, given both our fundemental beliefs in Open
Source and our tax status.  ANYONE can take the code for ANY PURPOSE,
including distribution.  But at least part of that question can be run by
the lawyers.

	--- Noel



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