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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: RAT scans: Re: What rights are given in an SGA
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:18:11 GMT

On Jan 23, 2013, at 7:12 AM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:

> Hello;
> 
> 
> ----- Messaggio originale -----
>> Da: J├╝rgen Schmidt 
> 
>>> 
>>> If we are distributing code there it is our responsibility. 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I am afraid there are also tarballs that deserve special consideration.
>>> I recall we were carrying a GPL'd slovenian dictionary (not sure if I 
>> finally
>>> got rid of it). Some content like the SDK should be verified for licensing
>>> content and updated.
>> 
>> what do you mean with SDK? Our OpenOffice SDK is part of the normal
>> source tree and doesn't contain anything critical.
>>  
> 
> I just looked and it appears we are pointing to the latest source indeed.
> 
> I was afraid that there might be pages pointing to older releases
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/source/sdk/
> 
> 
> I cleaned out older versions of dmake and a GPL'd dictionary that we were
> carrying but without an audit we have no certainty about what may be left.
> 
> And no, I don't have time to hunt for specific cases so that's the reason why
> I am suggesting a rat scan. There's no hurry though, just something to
> consider for a TODO list.

I think that rather than a RAT scan, a checkout of the web tree plus find/greps would uncover
issues.

Do you have search strings (other than GPL) to suggest?

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Pedro.


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