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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: AOO for Debian
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:08:01 GMT
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Pedro Giffuni <> wrote:
> On 03/15/12 02:58, eric b wrote:
>> ...
>>>    But actually, for this to work, the discussion should be brought to
>>> the list, not
>>>  Also we need someone understand how to
>>> package .deb packages that follow the Debian policy in order to package
>>> AOO by the Debian policy.
>> Long time ago, Rene Engelhard subscribed me to the list, and I know well
>> what happens, since I receive everything (a lot of mails indeed .. ). Not
>> sure I can post though, but read is ok for me.
>> And I'm aware of your requests ... and of Rene answers too :-/
> I read Rene's position and if it's really "technically impossible" to have
> both LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice in Debian then I would think
> that proves, yet again, that FreeBSD is technically superior to Debian.
> (not to talk about freedom just yet ;) )

I would not give up yet.  I think that with some gentle and friendly
conversations we can persuade the distros that users should have
choice, even on Linux.

> BTW, I am pretty sure that we would like to have OOoLight and
> OOoKids in FreeBSD and it shouldn't be difficult to use the current
> AOO port as a template. I am extremely busy at this time but it
> would surely be something to consider.
> Pedro.

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