[Libreoffice] All Sun/Oracle code upgraded to LGPLv3?

Eike Rathke ooo at erack.de
Thu Aug 11 07:05:55 PDT 2011


On Thursday, 2011-08-11 10:15:02 +0200, Thorsten Behrens wrote:

> > And the libreoffice pre-commit hooks complain about that. I was
> > wondering if by any chance there is a general authorisation by Sun /
> > Oracle that relicenses *all* OpenOffice-related code to LGPLv3 that
> > would apply _also_ to this code?
> I'm afraid there is not. Unless there's any newer version of that
> file somewhere officially released, the best course of action is to
> ask on the ooo-dev at incubator.apache.org list, to have all files you
> need for this added to the Oracle source code grant to Apache
> (Andrew Rist is the one managing that on the Oracle side).

The current state of affairs from what I know is that the list of files
prepared contains all files of OOO340 plus all new files in all of the
pending CWSs. Whether all of the files really will end up at AOOo is yet
to be seen. But I'm fairly confident that if at all there would be very
rare exceptions.


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