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From Christoph Jopp <>
Subject Re: AOO for Debian
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2012 06:39:22 GMT
Hi Bjoern,

Am 17.03.2012 02:14, schrieb Bjoern Michaelsen:
> Hi all,
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 08:58:31AM +0100, eric b wrote:
>> FYI, Ubuntu Mageia, Mandriva blocked us too : while issues asking
>> for integration exist, nobody will never do anything serious, and
>> every time we'll fit a condition, another will be invented to block
>> again ...
> That is quite an outragious misrepresentation of facts. Nothing is blocking you
> from packing OOo4Kids in an Ubuntu ppa. I would like to see a link proving
> these claims. That being said AFAIK nobody even bothered to try this. The same
> goes for Apache OpenOffice -- feel free to make a ppa release for it. You would
> be well advised not to disturb LibreOffice (or any other package from the
> main/universe repositories) in doing so. Not because it is strictly a
> requirement in a PPA (which sometimes contain experimental/flaky stuff), but
> because even the most adventurous users will not forgive you lightly when you
> mess with applications from the default install.

I think Eric was talking about the integration into the standard
repositories, not building a Personal Package Archive on Launchpad.


> Best,
> Bjoern
> (*) as long as you stick to the

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