[Libreoffice] over-long extensions manager list ...

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 08:49:01 PST 2011

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 3:51 AM, Tor Lillqvist <tlillqvist at novell.com> wrote:
>> In fact there is
>> http://opengrok.go-oo.org/xref/components/setup_native/source/packinfo/spellchecker_selection.txt
>> that can be used.
> I strongly oppose.
> That file makes exactly the kind of "political" choices that very many people will find at least odd, awkward, and at worst interpret as signs of some hidden agenda and cultural imperialism.
> Better to not try to make any automatic guesstimates here, and just install all the available dictionaries, if the person running the installer can't be bothered to do a custom installation and select dictionaries explicitly him/herself.

I agree with Tor, and enjoyed the colorful illustration of just a tiny
slice of the insanity that would surely derive from this.

I would suggest to look into the direction of 'hiding' these 'default
pre-installed extension/dictionary' in the extension list.


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