[Libreoffice] [ooo-build-commit] .: dictionaries/hr_HR dictionaries/prj

Andras Timar timar74 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 13:40:25 PDT 2010

2010/10/6 Andras Timar <timar74 at gmail.com>:
> forgot to cc the list...
> 2010/10/6 Rene Engelhard <rene at debian.org>:
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 01:55:07PM -0700, Andras Timar wrote:
>> [...]
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/dictionaries/hr_HR/README_hyph_hr_HR.txt
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,11 @@
>>> +Hyphenation dictionary
>>> +----------------------
>>> +
>>> +Language: Croatian (hr HR).
>>> +Origin:   Based on the TeX hyphenation tables
>>> +License:  LGPL/SISSL license, 2003
>>> +Author:   delacko at linux.hr (Denis Lackovic)
>>> +
>>> +HYPH hr HR hyph_hr
>>> +
>>> +These patterns were manualy converted from TeX hyphenation patterns.
>> [...]
>> Aha. So this license violates the LPPL. (the TeX patterns are under LPPL,
>> right?). The LPPL claerly says that you *can* relicense but you *must
>> either ship the original file with it or tell the people which file you
>> based on *exactly*.
>> Plase, people, check licenses and whether stuff is actually distributable
>> (license-violating stuff IS NOT) before you do something, especially for cases
>> like this which have been gone thorugh for various hyphenation patterns in the past
>> and there are issues for many.
>> I am going to revert that commit later (or at least remove the hyphenation part).
>> Grüße/Regards,
>> René
> Hi René,
> Thanks for raising the issue. I hope Robert (on cc) will provide us
> with updated info on this and we will not have to remove the
> hyphenation patterns. AFAIK we can tell the exact version of the
> patterns used, it must be this one:
> http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/language/hyphenation/hrhyph.tex
> Regards,
> Andras

Original license was not LPPL, therefore no violation occured. In fact
the file was distributed with the following permission:
"Do with this file whatever needs to be done in future for the sake of
"a better world" as long as you respect the copyright of original
I included the complete original license text into README_hyph_hr_HR.txt.

I also re-generated the patterns following
It is a very good piece of documentation and I'm not sure that all
dictionary maintaners have read it.


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