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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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[board-discuss] Re: License information for extensions on LO's extension siteStephan Bergmann <sbergman@redhat.com>
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