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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 23:00:35 GMT
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?

-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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