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LibreOffice cash-for-code strategy tests open source ethic

Sep 14, 2014, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Phipps)

The Document Foundation's tender for the development of an Android implementation of LibreOffice begs serious questions, namely: Can an influx of cash into open source code creation succeed, and how do pay-for-code plays from nonprofit foundations affect the ethics and work ethic of today's open source community?

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