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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: working on a OpenOffice roadmap
Date Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:16:32 GMT
Shane Curcuru wrote on Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 08:35:57 -0400:
> However, there is a somewhat related precedent in the Apache
> Subversion project, which shipped code as a podling under it's
> previous license before creating a fully ASF "blessed" release.  As
> a widely used and mature project before it came to the ASF, it made
> sense to allow the podling to create a "bridge" release under
> similar but not identical Apache policies, before they graduated and
> began producing releases under all Apache policies.
> 
> Note that this is only somewhat related, because previous Subversion
> builds used an earlier Apache license or similar, and not GPL style
> licenses.  So I'm not sure the precedent will apply, but it's
> something we could consider asking if the PPMC is interested in
> pursuing this.

Subversion shipped those releases at its pre-Apache home.  If you're
proposing that OOo ship non-Apache releases for an interim period, where
would they be hosted?

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