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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:25:27 GMT


----- Original Message -----

> From: Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 11:15 AM
> Subject: Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
> 
> Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> On Jan 13, 2012 4:02 PM, "Andre Fischer" <af@a-w-f.de> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>  On 13.01.2012 16:25, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> 
>>>  For what it is worth, I agree with Joe here. The question is whether
> there
>>>  is a valid reason to keep them here.
>> 
>> 
>>  I don't know if the reasons are valid.  We are trying to find a
> pragmatical solution that is a good compromise for the different
> requirements of the ASF, the OpenOffice developers/community, and the
> OpenOffice users:
>> 
>>  - For the ASF we use no code under category X license and try to use as
> little code under category B license.
>> 
>>  - For the users we want to retain as many features as possible.
>> 
>>  - For the developers we want to make development as accessible as
> possible.
>> 
> 
> Why is it necessary to include source rather than just binaries?

The likely reason is that binaries aren't readily downloadable for all
the specific platforms AOO intends to support.

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