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From Frank Peters <fpe.mli...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Help Docs & Proprietary Documentation
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2011 18:59:40 GMT
Louis,

> During the last year of OOo @ Oracle, a lot of rather good material
> was created to help/train users fresh (or forgetful) to OpenOffice.org
> and Oracle Open Office. This material as created by Oracle was
> proprietary: O owned it.
>
> So, my query. What has become of it? It has little value, as far as I
> can tell, for Oracle, at this point. But it would prove immensely
> useful for many constituting the OOo (now AOO, I'd guess) ecosystem.
> (Building that ecosystem was one of my primary tasks, and I like to
> think I did fairly well at it.)
>
> Does anyone know what happened to the material? And, if Apache now has
> it, can we license it or simply permit it for ecosystem use under the
> appropriate conditions and license? My preference would be to make all
> training and educational material free (in all senses) and to
> recuperate costs with actual services provided.

if you refer to the training material, it was managed by
Oracle University and was completely outside the code source
tree.

Frank

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