OpenOffice.org–A Candidate for a 501(c)6?

“Following up from my previous post, there has been some
interesting discussion in the comments and elsewhere. One issue in
particular came through in a couple of comments.

“Ted T’so is gushing in his praise of the Eclipse project:

“‘Look at Eclipse; it was released by IBM in November, 2001.
Within 2 years, it had something like 80 companies participating in
the code development, and in less than 2.5 years, a non-profit
organization was founded where IBM didn’t even have a majority of
seats on the board…'”

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