OpenOffice.org and contributor agreements
Posted May 21, 2011 8:50 UTC (Sat) by AlexHudson
Parent article: OpenOffice.org and contributor agreements
"If [Oracle] don't do that they probably need to change the license to a weak copyleft license - the new Mozilla Public License v2 would be perfect - to allow IBM to join the main community."
I don't really understand why a) a weak copyleft license would allow IBM to join LibreOffice [surely there is code in LibreOffice which would also require relicensing, outside of Oracle's purview], or b) why anyone should do IBM a favour to make it easier for them to continue to develop their private little fork?
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