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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: AOOo in Debian/Ubuntu (Was: Re: /usr/bin/openoffice.org)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:41:09 GMT
On 1/13/12 1:03 PM, eric b wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Le 13 janv. 12 à 10:02, Bjoern Michaelsen a écrit :
>
>> Hi Claudio,
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 06:46:26PM -0200, Claudio Filho wrote:
>>> was more easy to migrate to LibO. Today, only René, a Debian
>>> Developer, maintains the package there.
>>
>> Thats not true. I do work on that too as is Lionel Elie Mamane and
>> sometimes Matthias Klose (for ARM). Rene is clearly the final judge on
>> contributions and changes to LibreOffice packaging on Debian
>
>
> That's true, Rene is free to create a NEW application, using
> OpenOffice.org resources.
>
>
> But so far, rename everything LibreOffice in the files concerning
> OpenOffice.org is not fair. As I wrote, "apt-get install openoffice.org"
> should lead to "no longer maintained", or something like that, but NOT
> lead to "replaced by LibreOffice or whatever".
>
> IMHO, the right decision could have been :
>
> - clone openoffice.org source files (all the Debian bazaar , like
> Control and so on files)
> - create / declare libreoffice as a NEW application in Debian repos
> - put openoffice.org in "unmaintained" or whatever similar status.
>
> That's just a personal opinion, but I hope I was clear. If not please
> ask me and I'll reformulate.

please let us stop this discussion for now, we will address this when we 
have a release in the appropriate way.

The thread started to become off-topic

Juergen

>
>
>> as he is doing an excellent job there.
>
>
> Nobody told he didn't and nobody will contest. Since years Rene does a
> great work for OpenOffice.org and now LibreOffice.
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Eric
>
>>
>


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