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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Dictionaries?
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:50:59 GMT
On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:
> What portion of the historical collection of spelling dictionaries
> have travelled into the AOO project? Once upon a time, the dictionary
> source data for various languages was marked up with all sorts of
> 'category X' licenses. Have any of these been relicensed or otherwise
> pulled under the AL umbrella?

We took this through legal-discuss last year, and it was approved as
falling under the "mere aggregation" clause of GPL, so not triggering
copyleft considerations.


I'm not aware of any license changes on the dictionaries themselves in
this time period, but maybe others know more.



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