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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 Tue, 15 May 2012 16:32:09 GMT
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 8:49 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 14:32 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
> >
> > On 05/11/2012 05:42 AM, drew jensen wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2012-05-11 at 18:01 +0800, Chao Huang wrote:
> > >> I'm trying on Ubuntu 11.04. But got failed :(
> > >>
> > >> Do I have to upgrade my system from 11.04 to 11.10?
> > >
> > > Yes - for that particular PPA - that would be true.
> > >
> > >>
> > >> *sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/office*
> > >>
> > >> *sudo apt-get update*
> > >> **
> > >> *sudo apt-get install openoffice*
> >
> > OK, drew, *
> >
> > I see this  is still in the install guide...maybe, given other
> > considerations that have recently popped up (so many in fact!), we
> > should just remove it?
> >
> > What do you think?
>
> I think you are right, in that it should not be on that page. I think we
> (and I mean we) might of jumped a little too quickly there.
>
> IMO upubuntu.com is, from what I can ascertain, acting in a way which
> the project should not, necessarily, object to as there seems no real
> harm, however one which personally I am not comfortable with. I rather
> think in this case they certainly should of sought the project's
> approval first.
>
> With an eye to location on our site, as is, I would not put a link on
> this page[1], it makes it seem too much a recommended and sanctioned
> distribution IMO.
>
> I would not be against treating it as a short term news item, and
> perhaps in whatever manner the group decides to treat sites offering
> CD(DVD) images or disks.
>
> //drew
>
> [1]
> http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html#other_linux
>
>
>
OK, I will take care of this later today.


> >
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> 2012/5/11 Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>
> > >>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> 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
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>


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