[cc-devel] Google Summer of Code 2007 Application

Cassio Melo cassio.ufpe at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 08:21:21 EDT 2007

Good François.. In this case I'll write a Google Desktop plugin for
searching CC licensed content, or does anyone have another suggestion? Thank
you all for answering me.


On 3/21/07, François Déchelle <francois at dechelle.net> wrote:
> Jon Phillips a écrit :
> > On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 11:17 -0400, Nathan R. Yergler wrote:
> >
> >>On 3/19/07, Cassio Melo <cassio.ufpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hi there,
> >>>
> >>>I planning to submit an application for Google Summer of Code 2007 but
> >>>before that I'd like to hear from you some opinions about my ideas:
> >>>
> >>>- An OpenOffice Writer add-on for publishing and searching CC licensed
> >>>documents;
> >>
> >>I haven't thought much about integrating search, but an OpenOffice.org
> >>implementation of what the Microsoft Office Addin
> >>(http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Microsoft_Office_Addin) does would be
> >>killer.  Some additional thoughts on how it might work are available
> >>at http://wiki.creativecommons.org/OpenOfficeOrg_Addin.
> > [...]
> > Hi Cassio, yes, I think both of these sound interesting. In particular,
> > the OO.o plugin that would be for all OO.o would be brilliant. I think
> > of major importance is how to specifically add this support to OO.o.
> >
> > I think there is the plug-in level support and also seeing how a
> > contribution could be added to OO.o so that it ships as default in OO.o.
> >
> > Anyhow, I'm cc'ing OO.o's community manager, who can comment on this
> > add-in some more and hopefully help you shape your application.
> >
> > Louis, we are taking the approach this year to add CC support to key
> > applications in FLOSS. Please assist :)
> >
> > Jon
> Hello,
> I have started working with Laurent Godard, an OpenOffice developer, on
> the Creative Commons add-on for Open Office; there is a (yet empty) wiki
> page in Open Office extensions wiki
> (
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Extensions_repository/Creative_Commons
> )
> and a cvs repository. I have not had much time yet to make progress on
> the implementation, but I am willing to do it and will have more time in
> the next weeks to work on it. I do agree that adding CC support to OO.o
> is very important.
> I think that there are some issues related to copyright if we want that
> the CC add-on is integrated in OO.o (which would be the best solution).
> Sun requires that people using the open office cvs sign a joined
> copyright agreement, which I did. The licence of the add-on is LGPL of
> course.
> Of course, the GSoC will help, and I don't think that the job will be
> finished by this summer. If I can be of any help in shaping the
> application, please let me know.
> I'll fill the wiki page asap and make an announce on cc-devel.
> Best,
> François
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