[Libreoffice] unopkg --suppress-license

Kohei Yoshida kyoshida at novell.com
Tue Jan 4 13:09:23 PST 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 22:04 +0100, Cedric Bosdonnat wrote:
> Hello hackers,
> I would like to make the --suppress-license option of unopkg skip the
> license in all cases instead of depending on what is in the extension's
> description.xml //simple-license[@suppress-if-required].
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/DevGuide/Extensions/Description_of_XML_Elements#Element_.2Fdescription.2Fregistration.2Fsimple-license
> According to this wiki page, this feature has been introduced in OOo
> 3.3... which isn't released yet.
> Do you have any strong opinion against that? I would need this kind of
> unconditional skip to run unopkg from within ooeclipse... where people
> should develop their extensions and know the license ;)

IMO the principle of lease surprise dictates that, when given
--suppress-license, it should suppress license unconditionally no matter
what some file in undisclosed location has in it.

So, I'm with you on that.


Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice hacker, Calc
<kyoshida at novell.com>

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