You appear to be agreeing that the licensing situation is unclear and will remain so until you've finished reviewing it, but disagree with an article that pretty much says the same thing? The ASF chose to take on the role of stewardship of this code, it wasn't obliged to. You now have a choice - manage it for your own benefit, or manage it for the benefit of other projects as well. So far the Apache OpenOffice project hasn't done a good job of convincing people that it's worried about anything other than its own releases. This would be an opportunity to demonstrate that you do.