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Re: Availability of source code (Was: Re: OFF TOPIC about GPL enforcement (Was: Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] Proposal to join Apache OpenOffice))

Þann þri 21.jún 2011 12:11, skrifaði Sveinn í Felli:
Þann þri 21.jún 2011 11:18, skrifaði Simos Xenitellis:
2011/6/21 Jesús Corrius<>:
1. We want to add a paragraph somewhere in the About
dialog box which
says that if we are interested in the source code, we
should read a
specific Wiki page,
for example

I see a problem here. Usually GNU/Linux distributions make
modifications to the original source code. That means
that the *real*
source code will be the one from your distro and not the
one you can
download from the LibO website, hence the information
will be

As far as I know, the distributions make minimal or no
to the actually code of LibreOffice. The best they will do
is add
packaging instructions.
If you have information of a distribution that performs
LibreOffice development
and did not bother to contribute them upstream, then
please tell us
who they are.

At least OpenSuse does more than that; they've been doing
extensive 'branding' of both OOo and LO for quite some time.


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