E Pluribus Unum - Out of Many, One

Oracle announced in April 2011 to end the development of OpenOffice.org and lay off the majority of its paid developers. [119] In June 2011, Oracle announced[120] that it would donate the OpenOffice.org code and brand to the Apache Software Foundation, where the project was accepted for a project incubate process within the Foundation, becoming Apache OpenOffice. In a 2011 interview with LWN, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu, accused the Document Foundation of destroying OpenOffice.org because it had not authorized code under the Oracles Contributor License Agreement. [121] But the former boss of Sun, Simon Phipps, denies it: […] If they form a single combined program, the main program must be released under the GPL or a GPL-compatible free software license, and the gpL conditions must be met when the main usage program is distributed with these plug-ins. For more information on other license header options and tips on choosing the right header, see TEMPLATE. SOURCE CODE. HEADER You can distribute the covered software under the terms of the license under which you originally received the covered software or under the terms of a later version published by the license administrator. 3. Restricted warranty. With the utmost respect under the law, the software is made available and licensed without any explicit or tacit guarantees, including tacit guarantees of market accessibility, non-counterfeiting or suitability for specific purposes. Red Hat does not guarantee that the features contained in the software meet the customer`s requirements or that the operation of the software is totally flawless or that it appears exactly as stated in the accompanying documentation. It is advisable never to modify a component of the work, even for your personal use, without respecting the conditions of distribution of the modified component mentioned above. Although you may not intend to distribute such changes, this often happens by chance – you may forget that you have changed this component; or it can`t happen to you if you allow others to access the modified version that you distribute in this way and violate the terms of that license in a way that could have a legal impact and, worse, cause problems to the community.

It is therefore generally in your best interest to keep your copy of the work identical to the public copy. Many works offer ways to control the behavior of this work without modifying one of the licensed components. at this place. In the absence of a single list, it may be impossible for the licensee to determine what you consider to be part of the work and, in this case, the licensee would be entitled to make reasonable presumptions about the records of the work. The following software can be included in this product: Apache Commons (codec, httpclient, lang, logging). The use of one of these software is subject to the terms of the license below: So – no, we think that would be a misleading description. The code base is essentially the origin OpenOffice.org code base, with a simple change of license, so we like to consider ourselves powered by and successors to OpenOffice.org. If the participant`s changes contain an application programming interface and the contributor has qualified patent licenses that are reasonably necessary to implement this API, Contributor must also include this information in the legal file.

 

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