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From "Andre Schnabel" <>
Subject Re: Apache Licensing Q's [was: Incubator Proposal]
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 22:37:38 GMT
Hi William, *

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> Von: "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
> An:
> > 
> > The CC was generated for non-code contributions as far as I know. I
> > would need to have that confirmed.
> That is my understanding.  But if we ask legal-discuss, all 
> contributions at the ASF must be editable (one pillar of the Open 
> Source Definition) and must allow derivative works ... IOW, under the
> Apache License.
> So I simply need to understand the scope of the CC elements of OOo which
> will need to be entirely replaced.

Yes, CC has been introduced for documentation - or I would rather say
marketing / promotion materials (I've been member of the OOo community
council when this was introduced). So you won't find CC elements in the 
code repository. And even in website or wiki content I would not expect
to see many CC stuff, at least nothing really important.

But this raises another question - does Oracle donate the code only or
will ASF also get the contents of the website, wiki, translation database
(wich has some more information than what you see in the code), ooo-specific tooling (OOo
used to have some web portals to support
 development, qa, release and documentation processes) etc. 



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