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From Peter Kovacs <Pe...@Apache.org>
Subject Re: Licensing for College
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:26:41 GMT
Hello Miss Victoria Stevenson,


Please take my appologies, I saw the adress Tori.Stevenson@lonestar.edu 
<mailto:Tori.Stevenson@lonestar.edu> and assumed a male person.

I am deeply sorry for the gender confusion.


All the best

Peter Kovacs


On 04.04.2018 22:47, Peter Kovacs wrote:
>
> Hello Mr Stevenson,
>
> I would like to add a small, but important detail.
>
> The use of the software "As is", is free as stated already.
> The development /maintenance of the product is not free. It costs 
> involvement of volunteers.
> If the team of Volunteers manage to bring out a new version, it is 
> again downloadable for free.
>
> We are open to everyone, who wants to help developing OpenOffice, 
> under the License we distribute the Software with 
> (https://www.openoffice.org/license.html).
> We need volunteers for:
> # producing user Documentation (we are open for all formats)
> # user support (we currently have 2 channels: user mailing list, forum)
> # evaluating Bug reports
> # testing new releases
> # anylsing code for bugs
> # developing new features in the core of the software or as add on.
> # maintaining existing code or add ons.
>
> I am sorry if this goes beyond what you are interested in, but I think 
> you need to understand our DNA. (And where free as in it does not cost 
> something ends)
>
> Thanks for your time
> Peter
>
> On 03.04.2018 19:34, Stevenson, Victoria wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> We have 3 laptops that have been donated to our College.  We are 
>> writing to make sure Open Office can be used for education or 
>> business use without violating any licensing.
>>
>> Please let us know.
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Tori Stevenson, ITIL
>>
>> Client Technologies Tech I
>>
>> Office of Technology Services
>>
>> Lone Star College
>>
>> 30555 Tomball Parkway, S-209
>>
>> Tomball, Texas 77375
>>
>> 281-357-3788 (office)
>>
>> Tori.Stevenson@lonestar.edu <mailto:Tori.Stevenson@lonestar.edu>
>>
>> LoneStar.edu/OTS <http://www.lonestar.edu/ots>
>>
>> cid:image002.gif@01D076D6.DE495090
>>
>> LSC 20|20 “I act intentionallywith no fearto inspire excellence. I 
>> put my trustin others, knowing we are better together. And it’s all 
>> because students matter.”
>>
>


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