OpenOffice Plugin Updates

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Related To: OpenOfficeOrg Addin
Tags: gsoc, desktop
Challenge Type: Developer
Is Complete: Yes

This was completed as part of Google Summer of Code 2010!

Our plugin lets you add a CC license to a document, but needs some love. In particular:

  • Update the codebase to the OOo 3 SDK
  • The license selection UI could be refined to provide help around what each option means ("what is Share Alike")
  • Add support for CC0
  • Internationalization -- prepare the code for translation and write the scripts to integrate PO files prepared by translators
  • Display license information when opening CC licensed documents
  • Support for OOo Draw

This was unsuccessfully attempted during GSoC 2009; the existing code may be useful as a starting point (

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  • This page was last modified on 30 August 2013, at 22:48.