[Libreoffice] SmART Gallery as integrated part of LibreOffice core

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Tue Oct 25 23:39:39 PDT 2011

On 10/25/2011 10:50 PM, Kálmán „KAMI” Szalai wrote:
> We (my friend Tibusz and me) are thinking about to integrate SmART into
> LibreOffice suite. I hope you saw the ligtning talk about SmART. What
> you think about this extension? What is your opinion about the
> integration? We know this is currently impossible because SmART uses
> Java. So we have plan to reimplement the SmART Gallery in C++. Of course
> we do this huge task only if there is a chance to make SmART Gallery
> functionality integral part of LibO. Should we create a chart2 like
> module for SmART or what would be the best solution? If our plan get
> green light from you we need a mentor who help us.

Just a blunt question:  Why not keep it as an extension, if that already 
works fine?  Could be a pre-installed one (in an extra package with a 
Java dependency, for those package distributions that choose to do so).


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