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Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:13:25 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: Office support in JtR, progress report

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 5:47 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 11:17:13PM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> After office2john is done using libgsf, my plan is to convert C# source at
>>  to C to implement office_fmt_plug.c.
> Sounds good.  I guess some of that stuff will fall under LGPLv2 then.
> BTW, I noticed that you forgot(?) to include any copyright and license
> statements on some of your recent contributions.  I understand that when
> you reuse code from another project, you may have to keep your changes
> to those same source files under that project's license (if copyleft).
> So you should merely add yourself as an extra copyright holder for the
> derivative works (the edited source files).  However, for brand new
> source files that you write from scratch, please do include our usual
> copyright+license statement as suggested here:
> Please go over your recent contributions (stuff that was not in
> 1.7.9-jumbo-5, but is in magnum-jumbo) and add the proper statements to
> the individual source files, and please be more careful about this for
> further contributions (including the Office stuff).

I have been lazy about including proper licensing statements in some
of my recent patches. I will fix this soon.


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