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The commercial label is Enterprise, while "powered by..." can be part of
the product name. We should remember that we are discussing a label and
not a product name, which does not change and is LibreOffice.

The label is an attribute, with the objective of adding information to
the product name.

On 10/13/20 3:17 PM, Marc Paré wrote:

I suggest we try to keep it as honest as possible. The membership should
speak out on this item re: "edition".

IMO, "Community Edition" is fine, and agree that this could be modified
at a future date when the membership would review the edition labels;
perhaps reviewed every 4-5 years or something of the like.

We profess how we are a community and collective of many different
language groups working on the project, whether it be coders, designers,
translation, docs, etc. So, in my mind "community" is the exact
description. It does not bring up the idea of setting any commercial
ties, etc. If members outside of the community, users, decide to adopt
LibreOffice, then they do so and enjoy the fruits of the wonderful
software solution that LibreOffice brings to them.

As for any commercial versions of LibreOffice, they (the people behind
"commercializing" LibreOffice) should also be made to abide by a
membership-decided label. I like the idea of "Powered by ..." label, not
sure if this would infringe on any trademarks.

But, by and large, should any organization wish to use the LibreOffice
suite as we know, coming from the community, then no problem. Just that,
at this point, no commercial support is built into the community project
for such a beast, Having a robust list of commercial businesses,
advertised on the LibreOffice website, that can help install LibreOffice
for commercial usage, IMO, is pretty well an accepted solution to most
who run businesses and search for commercial application solutions. In
this day of age, most businesses are used to seeing a community
opensource version of software with an alternate commercial version of
the same for a price.

So, for me, "Community Edition" is fine. We would also need to decide on
the commercial label at the same time, of which, I prefer "Powered by ...".



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