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 12:46, skrifaði Simos Xenitellis:
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Sveinn í Felli<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Þann þri 21.jún 2011 11:18, skrifaði Simos Xenitellis:
2011/6/21 Jesús Corrius<email@example.com>:
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,
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 changes
to the actually code of LibreOffice. The best they will do is add
If you have information of a distribution that performs extensive
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.
I opened the file (file-roller can open .rpm files) and I only saw
some OpenSUSE branding icons and a small rc file.
There was no code in there, and the file is a 'noarch' one (No Architecture).
Perhaps you are referring to a different file?
Better link here:
BTW, there may be other packages as well.
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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)) · Robert Derman
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