[Clipart] Raising activity

Nicu Buculei nicu at apsro.com
Tue Jun 8 23:34:52 PDT 2004

Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> Nicu Buculei <nicu at apsro.com> writes:
>>i don't know how that program works, but the correct way to detect
>>the OpenOffice.org directory is to read from the sversion.ini file
>>on Windows and .sversionrc file on Linux
> Which one?  It's not safe to assume there's only one version of the
> OpenOffice.org software installed.  This is a general principle that
> applies to all apps; it's *never* safe to assume the user will only
> have one version installed.  End users won't know they already have
> the app installed and when some website asks them to install it, if
> they're feeling adventurous, they'll (try to) do so.  Powerusers and
> developers install multiple versions deliberately for assorted
> reasons.

have you looked inside the sversion.ini file? there are listed *all* 
versions of OpenOffice and StarOffice installed on your system


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