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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GPL'd dictionaries (was Re: ftp.services.openoffice.org?)
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2011 10:52:11 GMT
2011/11/14 Gianluca Turconi <public@letturefantastiche.com>

> In data 13 novembre 2011 alle ore 18:39:34, Andrea Pescetti <
> pescetti@openoffice.org> ha scritto:
>
>
>  Note that full builds were only provided for languages that had attained
>> a satisfactory ( >80% ) percentage of interface translation. The other
>> languages relied on language packs only, but my concern is mostly for users
>> who download their localized version of OpenOffice.org as an "all-in-one"
>> package. The 96% figure above is 22/23, where the missing one is the
>> "cs_CZ" dictionary, the only case of a full build missing a dictionary. And
>> of course I am not able to evaluate the quality of included dictionaries.
>>
>
> I think that, as long as the legal affair for linguistic tools is not
> resolved with Apache legal people and the direct inclusion is felt like an
> issue by many people, it may useful to have a split download with the main
> AOOo binary plus the linguistic tools add-ons for the specific linguistic
> tools *on the same download page*.
>
> Something like what is done by LibO for the localized help pack here:
>
> http://www.libreoffice.org/**download/<http://www.libreoffice.org/download/>
>
> AOOo would have 2 links, buttons or whatever else (perhaps with a browser
> language autodetection script in order to propose a localized binary),
>  i.e.:
>
> 1) the Italian AOOo main product and;
> 2) the Italian Linguistic Tools (Spell Checker, Hyphenation and
> Thesaurus), that can be hosted externally.
>
> or
>
> 1) the Spanish AOOo main product and;
> 2) the Spanish Linguistic Tools (Spell Checker, Hyphenation and Thesaurus).
>
> It is important, IMO, that users have not to browse through the AOOo
> website or even an external website to find the linguistic tools.
> Everything should be clearly and easily downloadable from a main central
> place.
>
>
+1

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