The Oracle debate. Possibly an over-reaction?

Remco remco47 at
Sun Dec 26 14:46:44 UTC 2010

On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 10:05, pecisk at <pecisk at> wrote:
> 2010/12/26 Chris Jones <chrisjones at>:
>> I know somewhere along the line Ubuntu is probably going to switch to
>> LibreOffice by default. But does that mean that with the future
>> inclusion of LO, it also means to future removal of OpenOffice from the
>> repositories?
>> If yes, can someone really explain why.
> It probably will be only removed from main. I don't think - while
> there is no licensing issues - anyone will have a problem with OO.o in
> universe/multiverse and that will be few clicks away.

I don't think OpenOffice will be in the repos at all. The current
version, while called OOo, is actually more like LibreOffice. I don't
think there's enough interest in an OOo without the LibO extras.

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