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From Nelson Marques <>
Subject Re: Hello
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 10:39:53 GMT

2011/10/17 RGB ES <>:
> 2011/10/17 Nelson Marques <>
>> Hi all,
>> My name is Nelson and I'm a long time user of OpenOffice and OpenSUSE
>> user. I've noticed that the openSUSE repositories are "abandoned" for
>> the last 12 months, and I'm planning to explore the possibility of
>> packaging it and deliver (if such is possible for a single soul with
>> scarce time).
>> I'm not sure on how it will be accepted, but I would assume a
>> contribution like this would be welcomed by openSUSE (I don't
>> represent openSUSE in any way). My main motivations are strong. I
>> won't be contributing with code to Apache, unless it's
>> something related with packaging. I've never peeked at the sources
>> before, maybe now it's a good time to check how build this.
>> Is this the right place to hang around ?
>> With love from Portugal,
>> Nelson Marques
> Great! IMHO, a repository with a vanilla OOo build will be just perfect!
> openSUSE's build service(1) permits to build packages not only for openSUSE,
> but also for fedora, debian, ubuntu and others.

I was only thinking on openSUSE supported, and I can cover Fedora as
well, for the other platforms supported by OBS I have no experience at
all (been running RH/SUSE for the last 13 years).

> Be aware that there are switches that disable copyleft parts like gstreamer
> backend and hunspell: for a user oriented build maybe is good idea to enable
> them... ;)

I'm sure that won't be a problem.

> Cheers
> Ricardo
> ___________
> (1)

Nelson Marques

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