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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Is the JRE license OK for inclusing in AOO?
Date Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:18:45 GMT
Am 10/20/2011 06:02 PM, schrieb Alexandro Colorado:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>
>> Am 10/20/2011 05:38 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>
>>   On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 5:58 AM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
>>>   wrote:
>>>
>>>> Has someone already thought about the license for the included JRE?
>>>>
>>>> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/terms/license/index.html
>>>>
>>>> With releases from Sun/Oracle we put the JRE into (many) installation
>>>> sets
>>>> to make it easier for the user with the installation. But it's also
>>>> required
>>>> for some features as the Base module and some wizards.
>>>>
>>>> How can we continue this? Is the license compatible?
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Presumably our Windows install includes Microsoft redistributable
>>> binaries as well, MSVCRT DLL, etc.?
>>>
>>
>> AFAIK yes, so another dependency that needs to be considered for a release.
>> But I don't know for what it is used and if there is a possibility to avoid
>> or exchange this.
>>
>
> Didn't he just mentioned that is used for the Base module and other things
> like Scripting framework and such?

Who do you mean with "he"? If Rob, then I've understood his comment 
different.

> Ohhlo can give you a measurement of how much Java code is included in OOo:
> http://www.ohloh.net/p/openoffice/analyses/latest

But when the complete Base module is affected, then IMHO it doesn't make 
sense to just skip to include a JRE because only 5% source code is Java. ;-)

Marcus



>>   There is already an issue for this:
>>>> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118532
>>>>
>>>> Marcus

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