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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lsuarezpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Contributed code (was Re: Fake OpenOffice site?)
Date Sat, 04 Feb 2012 14:25:03 GMT
Andrew,


On 3 February 2012 18:00, Andrew Rist <andrew.rist@oracle.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 2/3/2012 2:38 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
>>
>> Andrew,
>>
>> Is Oracle also granting to Apache license to the training material for
>> OOo and Oracle Open Office? (I am not sure but believe that Oracle was
>> only working on branded Oracle OO stuff, but it's very likely
>> commutative.)
>>
>> -louis
>
> That stuff was not part of OOo project and has not been included.
> I understand your interest, but that is a different topic than the below
> discussion.
> A.

Of course. Thanks for the response.
Louis

>
>
>  On 3 February 2012 17:23, TJ Frazier <tjfrazier@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 2/3/2012 16:37, Andrew Rist wrote:
>>>>
>>>> <snip snip>
>>>>
>>>> On 2/2/2012 4:50 AM, Shane Curcuru wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2012-02-01 9:01 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1) Oracle contributed the OpenOffice.org source code and trademarks
>>>>>> to Apache
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Really? I thought Oracle granted a license of most of the
>>>>> OpenOffice.org source code to Apache, not all of it. If they had
>>>>> granted a license of all the source code, we'd probably be about a
>>>>> month further along in the schedule, maybe? But we've done amazing
>>>>> work filling in the pieces and making the current Apache OpenOffice
>>>>> releases work while ensuring we only use permissively licensed code.
>>>>
>>>> Hey Shane - probably just an issue with wording, but just want to add
>>>> this to the discussion...
>>>> Oracle granted a license to the stuff that Oracle had clear copyright
>>>> ownership on. I don't think there is anything owned by Oracle that was
>>>> not donated - especially nothing that is pushing the schedule back at
>>>> this point.
>>>> There are a lot of non-Sun/Oracle code used by the project (some of it
>>>> copyleft) - obviously this could not be 'donated' by Oracle.
>>>> It is the remediation of this code that has been the source of the last
>>>> few months of work - mostly copyleft dependencies and 'extensions' (I'm
>>>> thinking dictionaries and the like here)
>>>>
>>>> A.
>>>>
>>> Andrew,
>>>
>>> The only code I know of that got lost is the crash-dump analysis code
>>> (Jürgen is the expert on it). It is a bee in my bonnet, because I
>>> consider
>>> it indispensable for certain kinds of problems. It was Sun-proprietary
>>> code,
>>> run in Hamburg.
>>>
>>> IMHO, its reincarnation would be worth considerable effort.
>>>
>>> --
>>> /tj/
>>>
>
> --
>
> Andrew Rist | Interoperability Architect
> OracleCorporate Architecture Group
> Redwood Shores, CA | 650.506.9847
>

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