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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Distribute AOO through Mac App Store
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 21:56:58 GMT
This would be excellent as it would make us even easier
to find/install on MacOSX.

Not sure how this works for the Mac but the only problem
is that I think we may need a (paid) Apple Developer
registration.

Pedro.

--- Lun 14/5/12, Jan Høydahl <jan.asf@cominvent.com> ha scritto:
...
> Hi,
> 
> I started a discussion on Twitter today:
> > cominvent: Any reason why Apache OpenOffice cannot be
> put up on the Mac App Store? #openoffice #OSX #appstore
> #apache
> > 4:48pm, May 14 from HootSuite
> > rcweir: @cominvent Interesting question. It is not
> something we've discussed. Are there any specific technical
> requirements?
> > 5:01pm, May 14 from TweetDeck
> > cominvent: @rcweir I'm no legal expert, but it should
> be ok as long as @TheASF holds all copyright and ASL is
> honored? http://t.co/z6rYr9ah
> > 8:46pm, May 14 from HootSuite
> 
> Any of you got experience with publishing apps on Mac App
> Store? It would be worth an attempt to get AOO out there, as
> it would make it much easier for Mac users to get started.
> As far as I know, GPL apps are prohibited from distribution
> through Mac App Store (see http://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/more-about-the-app-store-gpl-enforcement),
> but now that OOo is Apache Licensed this should be no
> problem, right? If not the LGPL deps cause the same issue...
> Also, this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_App_Store says that
> apps requiring Java will not be accepted. But AOO does not
> *require* Java to run, so that should also be ok, not?
> 
> --
> Jan Høydahl, search solution architect
> Cominvent AS - www.facebook.com/Cominvent
> Solr Training - www.solrtraining.com
> 
> 

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