Re: Add hyph_fi_FI into Debian OOo build system?
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Jarno Elonen wrote:
> > The crucial question is whether this is part of the source and build
> > system of upstream openoffice.org, which it does not appear to be. Rene
> > & I don't have enough time to be able to keep up with packaging
> > everything in the contrib directory on the FTP servers. We would prefer
> > it if someone who actually understands the language packages the
> > lingucomponent extras separately, since we don't have time to follow
> > what is essentially a completely separate upstream.
> I see. How about if I take one of the current 'openoffice.org-dictionaries'
> packages, mutilate it into a '-fi' one and upload it by myself? It's just
> one .dic file, though, nothing more.
how big is it? See
> My main concern is that the package may go out of sync with
> 'openoffice.org-dictionaries' but perhaps it is a sensible temporary solution
> if we also attempt to get hyph_fi_FI accepted into the upstream source tree?
Well, openoffice.org-dictionaries is just a CVS co of the dictionaries/
module of the OOo CVS...
> Chris, do you know what it takes to get a contributed dictionary accepted? I
> suppose simply filing a wishlist bug won't do because of SUN's strict
> copyright policy, even though the dictionary places no restrictions to usage
> or distribution. Try and get all the original authors to sign a copyright
> assignment form? (Could prove to be very hard if not impossible as the
> dictionary is originally from the 80's.)
Yes. But as my other mail show the license situation is unclear
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