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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: /usr/bin/openoffice.org
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 15:17:32 GMT
FWIW;

These situations are usually resolved easily by a nice cease
and desist letter from legal@.

The BSD games collection has been a usual target to
many of those. Look what happened to monop, boggle and
tetris:

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/games/Makefile

cheers,

Pedro.

--- Ven 6/1/12, Jürgen Schmidt  ha scritto:

> > Hi Jürgen,
> >
> >
> > Le 6 janv. 12 à 12:18, Jürgen Schmidt a écrit :
> >
> >> On 1/6/12 11:54 AM, Andre Fischer wrote:
> >>> Ah, found another one:
> >>>
> >>> Synaptic on Ubuntu 11.10 has a package
> "openoffice.org" which installs
> >>> LibreOffice. It is not installed by default
> (the "libreoffice" package
> >>> is) and also provides the 'explanation'
> >>>
> >>> <quote>
> >>> This is a transitional package, replacing the
> OpenOffice.org packaging
> >>> with the LibreOffice packaging.
> >>>
> >>> It can be safely removed after an upgrade.
> >>> </quote>
> >>>
> >>> but still, is this OK?
> >>
> >> it sounds strange and not really ok for me.
> >
> >
> > Same for me.
> >
> >
> >> First they could still support older versions of
> OOo and second we
> >> would probably like to reserve this package name
> for an upgrade to AOO
> >> if possible at a later time.
> >>
> >> I hope we can find some support for this later.
> But using the name and
> >> installing something different is of course
> confusing and misleading,
> >> isn't it?
> >>
> >
> >
> > I'm complaining about that since several month (e.g.
> on this list 23
> > november 11h19). Glad to see I'm not the only one
> now.
> 
> I would assume that hey have done it without a hidden
> agenda and thought 
> it would be ok ;-)
> 
> I don't want or better I don't think that it make sense if
> we make a big 
> issue out of this.
> 
> I think we want have a good relation to them and we should
> potentially 
> send a friendly reminder that we see a problem here.
> 
> As a user I would expect that I get the latest OOo 3.3
> version. And in 
> the future we would like to use it to get an AOO with some
> explanation.
> 
> Any other opinions?
> 
> Juergen
> 
> 

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