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From Phillip Rhodes <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] IBM SGA/CCLA Submitted for Symphony Source Code Contribution
Date Tue, 15 May 2012 21:07:40 GMT
Mondo radical!  I'm very excited about this, and looking forward to
great things coming
out of this action.

Say what you want about IBM, big companies in general, capitalism, etc. but one
has to admit, IBM has donated a LOT of code to the F/OSS world over the years.
Big props to IBM for this.


On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Donald Harbison <> wrote:
> A few minutes ago, I submitted the IBM Software Grant Agreement and
> Corporate Contributor License Agreement for IBM Lotus Symphony
> contribution. This action means infra can begin to prepare to receive the
> 'Contribution" into svn when they're ready. We will be providing more
> descriptive content to the list tomorrow when our China team wakes up. :)
> This is just a short announcement to get the ball rolling.
> We announced our plan to do this on July 15, 2011. The successful delivery
> of Apache OpenOffice 3.4 has now made it possible to move forward.  We hope
> the community will invest time and energy to study and understand this
> contribution and help determine how best to use it going forward for the
> benefit of the public good.
> This ends the Symphony fork here with Apache OpenOffice.

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