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From Ross Gardler <>
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 <> 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 <> wrote:
> From: Ross Gardler <>
> Subject: Re: Hunspell and MPL license
> To:
> Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 6:29 PM
> On 19 July 2011 19:41, Eike Rathke <> wrote:
>> I was digging a bit into 3rd party licenses for the Hunspell issue and
>> came across Category B: Reciprocal Licenses in
>> 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 (specifically for MPL
> you need )
> 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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