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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: linux remarks in: Someone is hell bent on seeing AOO go away
Date Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:23:33 GMT
On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 9:33 PM, Greg Madden <gomadtroll@gci.net> wrote:

> On Sunday 22 September 2013 08:53:10 you wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org>
> wrote:
> > > I also use KDE, however, most of the integration has to do with the
> > > distro. Since distros dont ship AOO, the options are very
> > > integrated with LO.
> > >
> > > Dolphin/Konqueror default the *.odt to LO.
> >
> > Well, Ok, but you can change these default mime types.
> >
> > > AOO also integrates with Thunderbird but doesn't really show an
> > > option for Kmail. Or their latest Kolab, OwnCloud system.
> >
> > I'm having some issues myself configuring e-mail to work with AOO
> > 4.0.1 at this point. I use KDE but have never used Kmail. No  details
> > until I can figure out more what the problem could be.
> >
> > I know both GNOME and KDE now make use of the freedesktop.org xdg
> > specifications. Maybe the internal e-mail handler in AOO can make use
> > of those interfaces. At any rate, more research and investigation
> > needed -- a topic for the "dev" list.
> >
> > > On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > I was cruising through the users list yesterday and came across
> > > > this message.
> > > >
> > > > http://markmail.org/message/tl2jof3b5inpnedj
> > > >
> > > > I, too am a Linux/KDE users of 11 years, but I'm not sure what
> > > > you mean
> > >
> > > by
> > >
> > > > this comment --
> > > >
> > > > "I use KDE; AOO only provides integration for GNOME. "
> > > >
> > > > Could you elaborate?
> > > > What AOO desktop-integration bits do you install?
>
> Kay Schenk, I follow the AOO dev list see your posts.
>
> Not sure what constitutes integration/support for AOO & LO.


In the larger scheme of things -- integration for Linux is perhaps not
quite there. Right now we have good integration with mime-types for KDE (at
least 4.x) with the freedesktop-menu installation.

The concern I was originally asking about had to do with "recognized"
default mailer, and this is NOT automatically detected for Linux.

I use
> Trinity desktop, the continuation of KDE 3.5.x branch. The lead dev
> there has provided some kind of  support for LO, mostly due to lack of
> resources to do more and AOO is not in distros.
>
> Are you aware of this code?
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2012-May/031676.html


No, I am not. Nor had I even heard of Trinity before this.


>
>
>
> --
> Peace,
>
> Greg
>
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