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From Andre Fischer <awf....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] Patches on Windows
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:58:32 GMT
On 22.10.2013 13:40, janI wrote:
> On 22 October 2013 13:31, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I don't know much about language support of installer and patches but I
>> see a problem with spell checking.  Spell checking and grammar checking is
>> done by extensions which have to be registered at first start.  That can
>> not be done directly by the installer or a patch. They can at best trigger
>> such a registration at first start.  And the whole area of first start and
>> extension registration is a really dark area of our code.
>> I would like to first try to get the patch creation to work for single
>> language installs and then we can think about how to handle multiple
>> languages.
>>
>> +1 keep it simple, but keep multiple languages in mind, I think we very
> soon need to address that issue.
>
> I dont understand "first start", I just added a new spell checker to my
> running AOO so I would think it can be done anytime.
>
>
You, and every user can, but not the installer or a patch.  The 
installer relies on OpenOffice to check on its first start if there are 
any extensions that have to be installed.  The same might work after 
applying a patch.

-Andre

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