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From Nóirín Plunkett <>
Subject Re: Hunspell dictionaries are not just words lists (+ other matters)
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:17:33 GMT
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Dave Fisher <> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2011, at 8:14 AM, Olivier R. wrote:
>> Maybe just because you are an Apache member and you make a strong statement on an
Apache list about FLOSS you are willing to bundle in your software.
>> I’d prefer an official statement about this point, if you don’t mind.
> An official opinion is a reasonable request.

Note that you won't likely get an official opinion on this list, and
I'd discourage seeking an official opinion except where the outcome
makes a difference to the work of an Apache project. (Our Legal
Affairs team are also volunteers, and they support a huge number of

In this case, as Rob has already said, it doesn't matter whether
claims about copyright are valid or not. Some authors clearly have a
strong preference that we not use their work, and we're generally not
in the business of being jerks.


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