Re: Re: StarOffice
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On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Jimmy Richards wrote:
> Sorry, but it seems as if I detect a contradiction here. I believe you are
>correct in stating that StarOffice is not free nor OpenSource software,
>therefore StarOffice CANNOT be released under the GPL(GNU General Public
>License) as you stated that it is here. I just wanted to clear that up.
>Perhaps it is my mistake. Please correct me if I am wrong.
> Meanwhile, you might want to consider checking out OpenOffice at
>http://www.openoffice.org/ I hear it is fairly usable in it's current beta
>stage. They're web page says it's being released under three licenses, one of
>which is GPL. Think I'll give it a try myself.
There's like three ITPs out for it, so it should get packaged one of these
>On Monday 02 April 2001 13:39, Robert Voigt wrote:
>> >I don't think so as Staroffice is not a free or open source software
>> >and Sun does not give the sources
>> Star Office is GPL. I just don't think there will be a package
>> maintainer for such a monster package. Just today I learned they have
>> 180 people working on it. That's why it's so big and slow :)
The early worm gets the bird.
Who is John Galt? firstname.lastname@example.org, that's who!
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