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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject How to unsubscribe (was Re: Hunspell and MPL license)
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2011 21:37:20 GMT
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On 20 July 2011 14:41, Richard E. Breed IV <whitehousetv@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hey folks...a friend used my laptop, and I am getting tons of emails I do not understand
from a really smart & interesting group of folks...but, I need to unsubscribe and there's
no such button at the bottom, can you help?
>
> THanks..chard
>
> Richard Edwards Breed IV
>
> --- On Tue, 7/19/11, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>
> From: Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>
> Subject: Re: Hunspell and MPL license
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 6:29 PM
>
> On 19 July 2011 19:41, Eike Rathke <ooo@erack.de> wrote:
>> I was digging a bit into 3rd party licenses for the Hunspell issue and
>> came across Category B: Reciprocal Licenses in
>> http://apache.org/legal/3party.html and noted that Hunspell is
>> tri-licensed also under MPL 1.1 that would be permissive as long as the
>> code is distributed only in binary form and the NOTICE file labels its
>> reciprocity, if I understood correctly.
>
> Good find. You do understand correctly. Although please note that the
> page you link to is an earlier draft kept for reference only. The
> official document is linked from the header of that page and can be
> found at http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html (specifically for MPL
> you need http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-b )
>
> Ross
>
>>
>> Currently OOo needs Hunspell in source code form only because very few
>> patches are applied to be able to build it on Solaris, Windows and
>> MingW, and one patch against a stack smasher. Am I right in assuming
>> that if Hunspell adapted the upstream version such that these patches
>> were superfluous, then AOOo would be able to build against a system
>> Hunspell or on systems where Hunspell is not available or for binary
>> distributions a build could include a binary of the library if the
>> proper NOTICE entry is provided? To me this sounds like a solution to
>> the problem.
>>
>>  Eike
>>
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