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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: "How To Install Apache OpenOffice 3.4 Via PPA On Ubuntu 12.04/11.10"
Date Thu, 10 May 2012 23:48:53 GMT
On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 15:50 -0700, Andrew Rist wrote:
> 
> On 5/10/2012 3:40 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 05/10/2012 10:21 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> >> http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/05/how-to-install-apache-openoffice-34-via.html

> >>
> >>
> >> Is there someplace on the website or wiki where we could add this
> >> link?  Maybe the release notes?
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >
> > This is added to the instructions page now...
> >
> Are we comfortable with this install?  Do we know who upubuntu are?
> As far as I can tell, they have done a file dif on an installed system 
> and zipped up the file changes and delivered them in a  .deb  (over 
> simplification - but you get the idea)
> I think this packaging falls short in terms of proper structuring of 
> dependencies, managing the overlap with LO on the system, and general 
> PPMC control of the package.

I think you may be correct - but I'm still, if the indicator is to be
trusted, 3 hours away from the download finishing.

>   Pointing it out on the G+ is one thing, 
> writing it into our instructions might be something to rethink.

I'd agree - was excited about the first mention of the package, but it
should not go to our website without a bit more vetting, I would think; 

//drew


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