On 9 February 2015 at 08:28, Max Semenik <maxsem.wiki(a)gmail.com> wrote:
OpenOffice's woes are unrelated to its license, it
was already dead by
forking when Oracle transferred it to Apache, facilitating a change from
GPL+proprietary CLA to the Apache license.
Indeed, but they touted the mythical attractiveness of a permissive
license over the bondage of copyleft. And it didn't work that way at
all in practice.
Again: data, rather than anecdote or surmise? As far as I can tell,
the claim that permissive attracts more contributions than copyleft is
entirely a myth.