[Libreoffice] [tdf-discuss] Linux distros and LibO packaging

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Thu Jan 20 06:20:45 PST 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 11:13 +0100, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 09:13:43PM +0100, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> > make me think that fragmentation, while of course allowed by the
> > license, should be discouraged when it comes to functionality; I'm not
> > questioning desktop integration or branding, but I'd like to know why
> > distributions feel they have to make changes to functionality...
> Because bugs should be fixed ASAP, not when you think one wants to release.

	:-) I guess we fight for this basic right.

	On the other hand, I think Andrea is right - my hope is that lots of
the distributions on every platform will converge more onto the
LibreOffice core over time, and require fewer patches, and (perhaps) a
few more configuration options.



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