OpenOffice gaining on MSOffice?

Rodolfo J. Paiz rpaiz at
Tue Aug 3 15:31:55 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-08-01 at 11:50, Paul Vandenberg wrote:
> I don't use the Fedora supplied OpenOffice RPMs. The total install
> size is around 550MB. I prefer the tarball from The
> total install size is less than half at about 250MB. The reason is
> that Fedora forces you to install the i18n package which contains
> every language module for OpenOffice. If you download the tarball from
>, you only download and install the language you need.

And is there a way to change/improve that behavior for the Fedora

Rodolfo J. Paiz <rpaiz at>

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