On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 08:40:30AM -0300, Jerzy Jalocha N wrote:
> Sadly, it seems like they haven't been able to package the OFFO
> hyphenation patterns because of licensing issues. Even though the
> description in http://offo.sourceforge.net/hyphenation/licenses.html
> states that "all files hosted by the OFFO project come with an
> OSI-approved Open Source license...", closer inspection reveals that
> many languages have received customizations with additional
> restrictions. For example en_US.xml, which 'can be used freely for
> non-commercial purposes'.

Do they have a report on that? Where can I find that judgement? I will
try to persuade them include a hyphenation jar.
> (In my opinion, these modifications should not have been accepted in OFFO.)

People can use them, so I make them available. One can always remove
certain patterns from the jar file.


Simon Pepping
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