incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Mathias Bauer <>
Subject Re: A first try to remove some copyleft components from the build
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:14:03 GMT
On 18.07.2011 20:21, Mathias Bauer wrote:

>> 1) xpdf (GPL'd) is a run dependency, this is linux/unix
>> specific. PDFBox may be a replacement.
> This component is used for the pdf import extension, not for OOo itself.
> The pdf import extension is not built by default, there is a configure
> switch to enable it in the build. In that case xpdf would be required. I
> think that this already fulfils the legal requirements that building
> lgpl code must be "opt-in". So as far as I can see, this is not a "to do".

Giving it one more thought: it would be still a to do if we wanted to
have a pdf import extension released by Apache. So perhaps a to do with
minor priority.


View raw message