OpenOffice 3 and Firefox 3.1 in Intrepid?

Chris Cheney ccheney at canonical.com
Fri Sep 26 15:07:24 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 19:22 -0500, Tony Yarusso wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Chris Cheney <ccheney at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-08-31 at 11:30 +0530, Vishal Rao wrote:
> >> What is the latest status of the possibility of including OOo 3 and FF
> >> 3.1 by default in Intrepid?
> >
> > OpenOffice.org 3.0 will be in Intrepid but it is looking like it will
> > not be as the primary version that is installed by default. The release
> > candidate and final dates for OOo 3 were originally set to Jul 25th and
> > Sep 2 respectively, but OOo has slipped a lot from those dates. OOo
> > 3.0rc1 is still not released yet, it is currently expected to be
> > released on Sept 8 which puts the final release around Oct 20. That
> > doesn't leave enough time to make it even marginally stable, since that
> > would be only 3 days before the Intrepid release candidate.
> >
> > If OpenOffice.org had been able to keep closer to their originally
> > stated schedules then this problem wouldn't have occurred.
> >
> > Chris
> 
> Now that RC2 has been out a couple of days, and that
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/OOoRelease30 states that they
> are currently shooting for final release on Oct. 7 rather than 20, is
> there any news on this front?  Granted, it's still very tight, but at
> least looks more promising.  Meanwhile, default or not, I still don't
> see OOo3 packaged and in the Intrepid repos at all, which scares me a
> lot.  Any progress on that portion?

I will hopefully have OOo 3.0.0~rc2 uploaded to the PPA by later today.
I am working on a few bugs still before uploading it.

Chris





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