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Ditching Copyleft to Compete with a Fork?

Jun 03, 2011, 09:02 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Roland for this link. ]

"I was disturbed today to read that Oracle will seek to relicense all OpenOffice code under the Apache-2.0 license and move OpenOffice into the Apache Software Foundation.

"I've written recently about how among the permissive licenses, my favorite is clearly the Apache License 2.0. However, I think that one should switch from a copyleft license to a permissive one only in rare circumstances and with the greatest of care."

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