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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Adapt the naming of our project deliverables - "OpenOffice.org" --> "Apache OpenOffice"
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:01:08 GMT
On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
> <orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> as we had changed our 'project name' from "OpenOffice.org" to "Apache
>> OpenOffice" it makes sense to reflect this change also in our source and the
>> product based on our source.
>> We had already made some basic and limited renaming - start center, splash
>> screen, ... -, but it is not complete.
>>
>
> A question: Will this renaming effort also change library/modules
> names at a lower level, so we can more cleanly install as an
> independent app where LibreOffice has hijacked the old names?
>

Sorry, if not clear I'm talking about Linux installs.

> -Rob
>
>
>> May be you remember Armin's work on it for our AOO 3.4 (incubating) release
>> on branch alg/install. As Armin figured out that the change would be too
>> risky, we decided to postpone this name adaption to the next major release.
>> Thus, I decided to pick up this issue with the goal to solve it for our next
>> coming major release.
>>
>> As there are certain different usages of the name and its variants - e.g.,
>> visible name of the product, name of the installation directory, ... - which
>> impacts quite different areas of our project help is very welcome here.
>>
>> I will start with investigating Armin's work and documenting the different
>> usages.
>>
>> Best regards, Oliver.

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