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Re: [board-discuss] Re: License information for extensions on LO's extension site

Hi Andreas,

        (and thanks for raising this Stephan)

        I appreciate the work that you do maintaining the extensions repository
- and it is always difficult to handle feedback.

        As you know - if people have a legal concern - they are encouraged to
raise it directly with legal@ - and not engage in lengthy public

        Andreas - I'd love to talk this through ? can I call you at some stage ?



On 31/08/18 10:18, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
On 30/08/18 20:08, Andreas Mantke wrote:
Am 30.08.2018 um 19:02 schrieb Stephan Bergmann:
On 30/08/18 18:43, Andreas Mantke wrote:
In my view it is necessary, that a LibreOffice extension that is
published on a TDF resource, has a clear license statement and presents
this license statement to the user during the installation process.

Why should presenting the license during installation be necessary?
Installing LO itself, for example, doesn't do that, either.

if you want to make an agreement with the user about the license, you
have to present the license during the installing process and ask for
accepting it.

Otherwise there is no agreement on the license.

With all due respect to your work on the TDF extensions site, and with
whatever IANAL caveat, but I don't see this change (requiring extensions
hosted on the TDF extensions site to ask for license acceptance during
installation) as neither necessary nor helpful.

Maybe the board (as the entity responsible for running that extensions
site, IIUC; now on CC) has an opinion here?

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