[kubuntu-devel] Re: KO 2.1 - we are smarter yet again!

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 26 16:00:22 GMT 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 04:32:13PM +0100, Harald Sitter wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 26. November 2009 16:19:20 schrieb Yuriy Kozlov:
> > The upstream announcement said not to ship KOffice 2 as the default
> > office suite, which it isn't, OpenOffice.org is.  Considering we don't
> > ship most other KDE3 applications at this point and how broken the
> > remaining ones have tended to be since Intrepid, and the general
> > not-quite-usefulness of most of KOffice 1.x, I think it makes perfect
> > sense to have "koffice" be KOffice 2.  Whichever KOffice is available,
> > it's for early adopters.  Most people will be using OpenOffice.org as
> > their only or primary work tool.
> > 
> > As for -kde4 endings, would be nice to drop them if they're the only
> > versions available anyways.
> And what proof do we have that koffice2 is at least as usable as 1 right now? 
> And just becuase OOo is defautl does not mean that we can kick the arses of 
> all the users who are using KO 1, especiall not without prior discussion at a 
> meeting.

15:38 < CyrilleB> 2.1 is still a bit immature, but I think overall, it
is better than 1.6

We also have to consider our poor security team who found an issue in
KOffice 1 recently and got a response from upstream of "KOffice 1 is
not supported, use KOffice 2".


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