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Re: [tdf-discuss] LibreOffice in press release about extensions


2011/11/8 Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>

Hi Italo,


At 13:01 8-11-2011, Italo Vignoli wrote:

Christophe Strobbe wrote:

"LibreOffice (http://www.libreoffice.org/) is a free and open-source
office suite developed by The Document Foundation as a fork of
OpenOffice.org. The Document Foundation was formed in September 2010 and
has released several new versions of LibreOffice since that time. New
code in LibreOffice is developed under a double license: GNU Lesser
General Public License Version 3 (LGPLv3) and the Mozilla Public License
(MPL)."


I don't like "as a fork of OOo", and I would rather prefer "based on OOo
source code". Of course, the concept of the fork is correct, but as the
reality is that every flavour of the legacy StarOffice source code is now a
fork (AOOo is more of a fork than LibreOffice) I would avoid to label
LibreOffice as such.



Thanks for your comment. I have changed the paragraph to:
"LibreOffice (http://www.libreoffice.org/) is a free and open-source
office suite based on the OpenOffice.org source code. It is a
community-driven project of The Document Foundation. The Document
Foundation was formed in September 2010 and has released several new
versions of LibreOffice since that time. New code in LibreOffice is
developed under a double license: GNU Lesser General Public License Version
3 (LGPLv3) and the Mozilla Public License (MPL)."


Best regards,

Christophe


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Good suggestion by italo, well implemented by Christophe. Kudos to both of
you !...

Henri

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