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Re: OpenOffice and Java

On Oct 21, David Starner wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 02:58:22PM +0400, Peter Novodvorsky wrote:
> > With current jdk license it cannot be put in non-free, right? In this
> > case,  openoffice cannot be put in main nor in contrib nor  in non-free.
> It can be placed in contrib. "free packages which require ... packages
> which are not in our archive at all for compilation or execution"
> (interesting that it can't require a package in non-us, but it can
> require one not in the archive.)

FWIW, OpenOffice will install and run without Java on the system, at
least if you use the binaries at openoffice.org.  There's no reason
why we can't have a separate openoffice-java in contrib for people
that want the Java support.

Chris Lawrence <cnlawren@olemiss.edu> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

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