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LibreOffice Foundation Symbolises Maturity

Feb 21, 2012, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Phipps)

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While much of what has happened has been the steady momentum you'd expect from a community-run project, the announcement this morning that parent organisation The Document Foundation has finally been officially incorporated in Germany seems a symbolic maturity point for the once-renegade project. Incorporation was made possible by the amazing week in 2011 when hundreds of individual donations provided the ?50,000 starting capital for the Foundation, and while it's taken a year to happen, the entity that's been created - a German Stiftung - is as solid as rock.

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