[Libreoffice] Free JRE for Windows?

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Sat Mar 12 01:26:44 PST 2011

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 09:53:07AM +0100, Luuk wrote:
> On 11-03-2011 18:37, Osama Khalid wrote:
> > I tried to find a binary build for the Java Runtime Environment for
> > Windows so I can distribute and install it freely but I couldn't.
> >
> > Several components of LibreOffice depend on JRE and I encounter many
> > warning message boxes on start up without it, so I it's important to
> > make sure that a free version exists.
> "Can I distribute the Java Runtime Environment with my software on a CD?"
> http://www.java.com/en/download/help/5000055800.xml

At the bare minimum, section 8 "EXPORT REGULATIONS." is a deal breaker.

> But maybe its a better idea to give some explanation to the user about
> what JAVA does, and what its needed for , and provide above link?

For the rest, I believe Java is still needed for some wizards and Base.
I can't be 100% sure, these are not parts of LO I'm familiar with.

Francois Tigeot

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