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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <>
Subject RE: Releasing OOo 3.4 on the old infrastructure
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2011 20:01:32 GMT
Oh right, I said to myself knowingly, especially since any release under the old infrastructure
is essentially an LGPL release.  And it would be an opportunity for cooperation.

Uh, wait, I then said to myself, how do we get that back under Apache unless
we manage to have it covered under the Oracle grant. Hmm.

And what do we do about the work that Armand Le Grand has been busily continuing in the old
infrastructure.  He can recontribute that, of course, but, uh ...

Um, say again, this might work out how?

 - Dennis

PS: LibreOffice is currently at releases 3.3.3 (presumed stable) and 3.4.0 (early adopter)
with a 3.4.1 release candidate or two currently under test. I think there are 3.5 and 4.0
mumbles too, but my eyes have glazed over and I've given up tracking the pace of builds there.

-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Schaefer [] 
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2011 06:19
Subject: Re: Releasing OOo 3.4 on the old infrastructure

The other thing I probably should mention here is that this
presents a golden opportunity to collaborate with LO should the
"old" ooo infrastructure be considered unable to handle
another ooo release.

----- Original Message ----
> From: Joe Schaefer <>
> To:
> Sent: Mon, July 4, 2011 9:11:09 AM
> Subject: Re: Releasing OOo 3.4 on the old infrastructure
> Point of reference:  the subversion project used non-ASF  infrastructure
> to conduct releases that would've been blocked by ASF policy  on licensing
> had they used our mirror system.  It is certainly  possible to do the
> same sort of thing with ooo for an interim solution, until  the codebase
> has been "cleaned up" to meet with ASF policy.
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