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Hi all,

IANAL and all that jazz, but ...

On Wed, 16 Feb 2011 15:45:43 +0100
"Charles-H. Schulz" <> wrote:

2. Conversely, if I sign the Oracle Contributor Agreement and
submit code (and it gets accepted, otherwise the copyright reverts
to me), can I then still submit the same code to LibreOffice or
would that cause problems for LibreOffice (because Oracle now
shares copyright of the code I submitted)?

Yes. Actually that's what we do when we "pull" the OOo codebase over
to us. 

... there is a slight difference: Whatever we pull from OOo is
currently LGPLv3 (no "or later"), while direct contributions can also
carry additional licenses. It is currently recommended to contribute
under "LGPLv3 (or later)/MPL".

Best Regards,



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