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OpenOffice.org Goes to LGPLv3

Mar 07, 2008, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Phipps)

"You may recall that a team from Sun devoted a great deal of time to the process of drafting the GPLv3. Our engagement was not just the monitoring exercise that I suspect it was for many of the corporate participants. It was always my hope that Sun would use the license for significant software projects.

"Since then, the FSF has made some welcome clarifications to the license and Sun released its first project, Openxvm, as GPLv3. The next step for us has been to review the licensing for OpenOffice.org..."

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