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From Kai Sommerfeld <>
Subject Re: Licensing odma.h (was RE: Some more strange files in the OOo code - the Ghost of ODMA Past)
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2011 09:15:47 GMT

On 22.06.11 11:09, Mathias Bauer wrote:
> Hi Dennis,
> On 22.06.2011 04:20, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> The ODMA Support showed up in the Novell editions of
>> I don't think the copyright notice in odma.h should be a problem.
>> What is missing is any additional information about the license.
>> Also not sure why you need it if there is no code that uses it in the
>> base distribution.
>> If you want, I am sure I can make an updated version of the file,
>> clear it with Betsy Fanning at AIIM (although that BSD-style license
>> is meant to apply to all current code), and post an updated odma.h on
>> the web site.
>> Is that useful or would I be wasting my time?
>  From the view of the "old" OOo project ODMA integration is not built,
> but at least a downstream version of OOo is using it. So we should not
> drop it. Thus enabling us to use a "clean" header would be appreciated.

> My suggestion is as follows: we don't need to wait for odma.h, for the
> time being we just don't take it with us. If you provide us with a file
> with a suitable license, we can add it later.
+1, this makes perfect sense.

- Kai.

> Regards,
> Mathias

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