State of OpenOffice.org in Fedora
k_wayne at linuxpower.org
Wed Nov 12 02:48:24 UTC 2003
This is great news.
I look forward to updates and FC2 having the very best Ximian editions
of OOO. Very significant fro desktop users.
On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 05:58, Dan Williams wrote:
> Yes, that I am. I have already integrated the Red Hat patchset from OOo
> 1.1 into the gnome.org 'openoffice' module, which many of you would know
> by another name, OpenOffice.org Ximian Edition.
> Michael Meeks, the OOo developer for Ximian, has been working with Chris
> Halls of the Debian project for a while to build an infrastructure in
> Gnome.org CVS around OOo, and I have now joined that effort. This
> effort will provide, as Ximian has for a while, advanced patches that
> are not yet upstream but are ones users should have.
> While all the patches that are in the Red Hat OOo 1.1.0-x series are
> already integrated, I am still working on the install and RPM packaging
> steps. However, in the near future Red Hat OOo packages for Fedora will
> be functionally similar to OOo Ximian edition. I hope this effort
> between Red Hat, Ximian, Debian, and others serves to provide users with
> a much more functional and well-integrated version of OpenOffice.org.
> Also note that this is definitely not a fork of OOo, and all patches in
> gnome.org CVS for openoffice will be upstreamed sooner or later.
> On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 12:58, seth vidal wrote:
> > > What about OpenOffice ? Any chance to have a Ximian-ised OpenOffice in
> > > Fedora Core 2 ?
> > I think Dan Williams is currently Captain OpenOffice at RH - might be
> > worth getting his input.
> > -sv
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