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Then they ignore you

Then they ignore you

Posted Nov 5, 2012 12:17 UTC (Mon) by Wol (guest, #4433)
In reply to: Then they ignore you by man_ls
Parent article: LibreOffice and OpenOffice clash over user numbers (OStatic)

Actually, relicencing their code to ASL2 *DID* matter.

If they hadn't, LO would be LGPL3-only. I don't know how far LO has got with relicencing their code to MPL, but if it weren't for the Apache code drop, they wouldn't be able to - all the legacy Sun/Oracle code would be stuck on LGPL3.

And I know LO has ripped a lot of that code out, but it probably still makes up 80%-plus of shipping code.

Cheers,
Wol


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