[kubuntu-devel] Re: KO 2.1 - we are smarter yet again!
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Fri Nov 27 02:22:49 GMT 2009
On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 14:11:38 -0330 "Roderick B. Greening"
<roderick.greening at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> > > 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
>> > 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
>our primary office app and b) it needs work still and c) our desire to
>reduce/remove kde3 from the archives.
I don't think MOTU have the resources to maintain this complex package. My
vote is either in Main supported by kubuntu-dev or out of the archive.
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