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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <arie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 3.4.1_release_blocker requested: [Bug 120501] Starting OpenOffice with "-nodefault" parameter should not open the StartCenter
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2012 14:49:23 GMT
Hi,

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile
<arielch@apache.org> wrote:
>> > I will request release blocker status, so that the fix gets included in the
>> > next release.
>> > This isn't really a release blocker, but the fix is very trivial and it has
no
>> > risk at all. On the other hand, Programmability should always be a top priority
>> > in Apache OpenOffice, because it is a way to develop custom solutions on top
of
>> > Apache OpenOffice binary release without the need to rebuild from source code
>> > nor hack it around. And as the reporter says, this bug is rather annoying.
>> >
>> >
>>
>> even trivial fixes are tricky sometimes. Do we have the fix in place and can we do
some code review?
>
> I commit it on trunk:
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1371665
> The bug is far from making AOO "absolutely unusuable".

Some background information, as I was told that I (1) was "quoted" on
another bugzilla (2). Looking at all the German names, it looks like
most of them come from the WollMux people from M√ľnchen's LiMux project
(3). I couldn't find information if they are still using
OpenOffice.org, or if they have migrated to LO, or are planning to do
so with Apache OpenOffice, Google search shows most results for OOo
and WollMux.

Any way it does not seem a good idea to make API users wait until the
next release to have this bug fixed. You can see this bug annoyance by
running the SDK examples

openoffice.org/basis3.4/sdk/examples/DevelopersGuide/FirstSteps
openoffice.org/basis3.4/sdk/examples/DevelopersGuide/OfficeBean

and even using the NB plug-in: in a new AOO Component Project,
bootstrapping to fill the tree with types opens the Start Center too.


Regards

(1) https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120501#c2
(2) https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42470#c14
(3) http://www.muenchen.de/Rathaus/dir/limux/english/index.html
    Amongs other, see http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/LiMux

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