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From Graham Lauder <>
Subject [UX][DISCUSS]Re: Change of 'soffice' name
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 05:26:48 GMT
> There has been issues in installing LibreOffice and OpenOffice
> basically because they are derived from StarOffice, since the Oracle
> transfer StarOffice no longer exist however OOo still have it's roots
> on it's code and libraries.
> Issues however when trying to have LibreOffice and OpenOffice has
> causes clash between both soffice binaries on many of the Linux (and
> other) distributions. One example is the menu service where OOo/LibO
> hold the same XML definition.
> I wonder if there are any plans on ever modifying this branding issue.

From a user experience POV this would be a good idea.  The old Novell version 
of OOo used to use ooffice, oowriter, oocalc.

Perhaps for 4.0 we should change to aoffice or aooffice, aowriter etc



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