[kubuntu-devel] Re: KO 2.1 - we are smarter yet again!
Roderick B. Greening
roderick.greening at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 17:41:38 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".
I agree. I believe we should maintain in universe for now, given a) it's not
our primary office app and b) it needs work still and c) our desire to
reduce/remove kde3 from the archives.
Roderick B. Greening, B.Sc.
Paradise, NL Canada
E-mail/MSN: roderick.greening at gmail.com
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