Re: Bug#74715: ITP: Star Office -- Open Source Office Suite
Aaron Lehmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Sat, Oct 14, 2000 at 12:34:00AM -0500, Clay Crouch wrote:
>> If no one disputes my ITP within the next few days, I will ask
>> OpenOffice/Sun for permission to package, and should have a package
>> ready by the time I recieve that permission. :^)
>FYI, since it is GPL'd software, their license gives you permission to
>distribute it. You don't need any special permission.
True, but I always find it nice to at least get myself onto the upstream
author's radar before packaging something. It's perhaps more a case of
politeness than legal requirement.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]