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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: InfoWorld article on LibreOffice and OpenOffice
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2015 03:29:51 GMT
On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 7:11 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <orcmid@apache.org> wrote:

> It is not at all clear how the “greater flexibility of open-source licenses”
> is pertinent to end-user requirements for use of an ODF-compliant software
> product in a civil administration environment.

>From the article:

  During Munich's multiyear migration from proprietary software (read:
  Microsoft), the city's administration decided to go with LibreOffice over
  OpenOffice back in 2012. (One cited reason was "the greater flexibility of
  the project regarding consumption of open source licenses.")

It's hilarious when copyleft licensing gets credit for the flexibility of
permissive licensing.

Marvin Humphrey

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