No more OOo in UNR 10.04

Scott Hayes scott.hayes at sympatico.ca
Sun Feb 7 19:06:40 UTC 2010


On Sun, 2010-02-07 at 10:54 -0800, NoOp wrote:

> On 02/07/2010 06:20 AM, Scott Hayes wrote:
> > I think that is very important to remember that just because they remove
> > OOo as the default, you can still install it yourself. You are not being
> > "forced" to use Google Docs.
> > 
> > I rarely work with the default, I will be installing Gimp, I will be
> > installing OOo, I will install all the tools that I need. 
> > 
> > I actually agree with these modifications, make it for the average
> > person who either is not strong in Linux or the new Linux user.
> > 
> 
> Right... and all of those students that use netbooks to open/save MS
> Office docs, spreadsheets, etc., in OOo[1] will now have to jump through
> hoops to install OOo (or just boot to Windows & leave it there). What a
> brilliant (not) idea.
> 
> <https://blueprints.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-lucid-une-applications>
> 
> [1] We'd like them to use the OOo formats, but realize that's not
> happening soon... http://www.openoffice.org/
> 
> 

At the same time, if this student was smart enough to install Linux,
then they are smart enough to install OOo... 



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