LibreOffice Foundation Symbolises Maturity

[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link. ]

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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