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From Damjan Jovanovic <>
Subject Re: Before Symphony contribution
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:49:58 GMT
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Donald Harbison <> wrote:
> Yes, that is the right sequence. Our project is Apache OpenOffice, no
> question there. The intent behind the future code contribution of Symphony
> is to make it possible to harvest some of the value from it, and to merge
> that value into Apache OpenOffice. PPMC members affiliated with IBM, will be
> volunteering to do this effort in collaboration with others in the project,
> in the Apache Way.
> Building Apache OpenOffice from Oracle's Software Grant to Apache is the
> priority. If there's another view on this, let's here it.

Symphony replaced most of OO.o's GPL/LGPL dependencies with more
liberally licensed code. Shouldn't we use those bits now, to get to
Apache OO.o quickly?


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