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From Martin Hollmichel <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS]: content of the about dialog box
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:16:51 GMT
On 11/21/11 4:12 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Nov 21, 2011, at 9:00 AM, Martin Hollmichel<>
>> On 11/21/11 4:00 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Nov 21, 2011, at 8:36 AM, Martin Hollmichel<>
>>>> On 11/18/11 2:14 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>>>> just stumbled over the about dialog box.
>>>>> Besides the logo on top + the name, version and build info the text box
below contains
>>>>> ###
>>>>> Copyright © 2000, 2011 Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
>>>>> This product was created by Oracle, based on
>>>>> acknowledges all community members, especially those mentioned
>>>>> ###
>>>>> We have to find a new text for this box. Any ideas!
>>>> I just added for 3.3.1 version a trademark notice, I think this also should
make it in the 3.4 tree.
>>>> but I also wondered on how " acknowledges ..." is now the right
term. Should it now read as "Apache ack..." ? or "$(VENDOR) ack..." ?
>>>>> And we still have the feature that when you press ctrl-s-d-t the dialog
content start scrolling to list a long list of names who have contributed to this project
... I think this was always very much appreciated and should keep it. Or does anything be
against it or prevent it for whatever reason?
>>>> In the past this was a duplication of work doing this for the about box plus
the website. From my experience you will forget every release some important names, so I'd
suggest to exchange tho long scrolling list to a link on the web,
>>> I think that the list of names cannot include the names of any individuals who
paid any amount of money to put their name on that list.
>> We are talking about code committer, I see no one talking about money here ?
> Your Team OOo site mentions it.
I thought Jürgen was talking about AOO about dialog box, I was referring 
to that topic,

sorry for the confusion,
> Regards,
> Dave

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