On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 11:44:06PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting PJ Wall (pj.wall at itcarlow.ie):
>> > I was wondering if anyone knows where I can download StarOffice version 5.2?
>> If you don't find it, I'll not be very surprised: Sun never issued the
> right of redistribution with the Star Office licence (and certainly the
> predecessor firm Star Division didn't). I'll bet they have sent
> takedown requests citing copyright violation to all the third-party
> download sites they could find.
You probably won't find it online - that much is true, but it's
certainly legal to transfer a (legit) copy under Irish and most .eu laws
AIUI. The "redistribution" clauses in most EULAs which say you can't
have time and again been shown to be void in the EU.
If you're stuck, I might have an unopened SO5.2 CD lying around
somewhere ... can't swear to it at the moment as I'm in the middle of a
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