[xmlsec] Big patch to xmlsec in recent OpenOffice.org sources

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Fri Sep 17 08:27:12 PDT 2004

I did look at the patch anyway and I think we have a little
problem here. This patch removes copyrights from the source code
(mine and other folks contributed to xmlsec). From legal point
of view this means that OO can not use xmlsec at all.


Aleksey Sanin wrote:
> Even worse. Since Andrew and other guys did not submit their patches
> back I can not even look at them. Because otherwise I might write
> some code that looks too close to what they are doing :(
> Aleksey
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 01:32:59PM +0200, xs04.jmdesp at free.fr wrote:
>>> And watching the source it seems it does a lot more than that.
>>> I'd say they are so many changes I don't think a user encountering 
>>> problems with
>>> their version could expect correct support directly from Aleksey.
>>   that's why I'm worried, it looks like a fork... Red Hat ships xmlsec1
>> we also ship OpenOffice.org, and I think we will try as much as possible
>> to use only one version, and possibly drop the Oo.o patches unless they
>> can be justified and merged in the main stream.
>> Daniel
> _______________________________________________
> xmlsec mailing list
> xmlsec at aleksey.com
> http://www.aleksey.com/mailman/listinfo/xmlsec

More information about the xmlsec mailing list