Strings not translated in Kubuntu 10.10

Tom Davies tomdavies04 at
Tue Oct 12 15:46:32 BST 2010

Ahah, so hopefully it is all magically done between Go-oo and whoever without 
involving us :))  Superb :)
Thanks for reassuring me Khaled
Thanks and regards from
Tom :)

----- Original Message ----
From: Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at>
To: Tom Davies <tomdavies04 at>
Cc: ubuntu-translators at
Sent: Tue, 12 October, 2010 15:39:46
Subject: Re: Strings not translated in Kubuntu 10.10

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 03:21:02PM +0100, Tom Davies wrote:
> Upstream at Oracle (OpenOffice) or at "The Document Foundation" (LibreOffice)?
> I think this might be a problem with the recent fork of the OpenOffice and 
> Ubuntu switching to the actively maintained fork (LibreOffice) rather than 
> Oracle's original one which is now not being actively maintained by the looks 
> things.

AFAIK, Ubuntu (and Debian and many other distros) have long been
distributing a fork of OOo rather than the vanilla OOo from Sun, namely
Go-oo (, I'm not sure how LibreOffice is related to Go-oo, but
I don't think there are any radical changes in the way things are


Khaled Hosny
Arabic localiser and member of team
Free font developer


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