[Libreoffice] Some questions about the difference between LO to go-oo.
michael.meeks at novell.com
Fri Oct 15 09:10:42 PDT 2010
On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 09:00 +0200, Nadav Vinik wrote:
> Without the change name/website I don't notice any changes.
Well - that's not really so, we have:
* a different, flattened code-base
+ [ yes we have some legacy patches still but they
are being slowly merged where appropriate ]
* many more contributers - lots of new volunteers are doing
great work every day, and more arriving and making a
* lots of translators, QA, and well-wishers from the
old OO.o community
* oh - and a brand that 'sucks less'(TM), and the new
website you noticed ;-)
how deeply are you looking ?
> Are there more full time developers?
Yes, but far more importantly, an extraordinary explosion in volunteer
developers - many of them new to the project: which is most exciting.
> Are there more companies that donate developers for that?
Sure - RedHat is fully involved eg.
> Are the releases of the LO depend on Oracle Open Office like LO?
> (since also LO is open office version with git of patch differences)
We will include code from Oracle if it makes sense; of course - why
not, this is Free Softare right ? :-)
> When should LO 3.3 release?
Well we're working towards a first release in the next handful of
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