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Re: OpenOffice packages?



On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 11:06:15AM -0800, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
>     Anthony> If it's too big a problem you could probably get jdk1.2.2
>     Anthony> off blackdown, and upload to contrib. :-/
> Arrggghhhh!!!! NO YOU CAN'T
> All jdk (> 1.1) are licenced in such a way as to prevent *any*
> third-party redistribution.  If someone wants to recreate an installer
> package be my guest.

You could build openoffice with an undistributible jdk, and upload
openoffice to contrib, is what I meant. It's messy, but it's legitimate.

Cheers,
aj

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