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From Alexandro Colorado <...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: Is the JRE license OK for inclusing in AOO?
Date Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:02:00 GMT
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?

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



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


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