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From Keith Curtis <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice & LibreOffice
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2011 20:57:32 GMT
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Joe Schaefer <> wrote:
> This isn't helpful Bill IMO.  Lotsa people have acculturated
> to the FSF view of software licensing, and no amount of arguing
> will change their mind.
> We have to accept that some people within libreoffice will just
> be completely turned off to the idea of collaborating with IBM
> for the sole purpose (as they see it) of enabling a closed-source
> product to be based on their work.  That is a position I'm quite
> capable of respecting, despite my own view on the subject.

My complaint about IBM is that it should know better than to endorse
lax licenses.


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