1

The Free Software Foundation Recommends LibreOffice Over OpenOffice.org

view story
linux-howto

http://techie-buzz.com – After moving to the Apache Software Foundation, OpenOffice.org has changed its license from the GNU Lesser Public License to the Apache License. The ramification of changing the license from the copyleft license, LGPL, to the non-copyleft, the Apache License, will be that the corporations involved (Oracle and IBM, in this case) find it easier to distribute OpenOffice.org and its components as a non-free software.According to the Free Software Foundation, freedom of the software cannot be guaranteed with the Apache License. Unlike the LGPL, the Apache License does not make it mandatory for the (General)