[cc-devel] Google Summer of Code 2007 Application
jon at rejon.org
Wed Mar 21 13:37:51 EDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 09:21 -0300, Cassio Melo wrote:
> 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.
I think either of these is a great thing to work on. I think that
helping on OO.o and getting that knocked out is important and along with
Francois, this is a doable project.
The Google Desktop Plugin is good too...but the OO.o piece is the #1
> 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
> >>I haven't thought much about integrating search, but an
> >>implementation of what the Microsoft Office Addin
> does would be
> >>killer. Some additional thoughts on how it might work are
> >>at http://wiki.creativecommons.org/OpenOfficeOrg_Addin.
> > [...]
> > Hi Cassio, yes, I think both of these sound interesting. In
> > 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
> > Louis, we are taking the approach this year to add CC
> support to key
> > applications in FLOSS. Please assist :)
> > Jon
> 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
> 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
> Sun requires that people using the open office cvs sign a
> copyright agreement, which I did. The licence of the add-on is
> LGPL of
> 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
> application, please let me know.
> I'll fill the wiki page asap and make an announce on cc-devel.
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