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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "How To Install Apache OpenOffice 3.4 Via PPA On Ubuntu 12.04/11.10"
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 16:50:12 GMT
On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 4:59 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 16:33 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
> >
> > On 05/10/2012 03:50 PM, 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. Pointing it out on the G+ is one thing,
> > > writing it into our instructions might be something to rethink.
> > >
> > > A.
> > >
> > Well you have a point...it can easily be removed by me or anyone who can
> > edit the page.
>
> Hi Kay,
>
> Since it's there now, I wouldn't run up and yank it down, but I am
> rather close to doing so..depending. It definitely includes all the
> mimetype icon replacements and changes to system menu settings, as you
> can see from browsing the ppa logs - it if messes up the system I likely
> will update the page though, alright?
>

yeah, no problem...I completely understand!! We need to spend SOME time
dealing with the "vetting" issue generally speaking.

Right now, we've also been notified of a Solaris build. What to do when
these things pop up?????



>
> //drew
>
>
> >
> > But, there is the disclaimer at the beginning and a Note at the end of
> > this particular section that these packages. It could probably use some
> > editing though,
> >
> > ...and this...
> >
> > "managing the overlap with LO on the system"...hmmm...do you think this
> > should be covered in the instructions anyway? We could make an attempt.
> >
> > Really, I don't know what in our standard release deals with this. If
> > someone would provide details to include in the installation
> > instructions, this would be very helpful.
>
>
>


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