Discussion about a new BLFS release

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 02:42:36 PDT 2010

>> Should we consider LibreOffice?
> Last time it came up (as Go-oo who has now rolled into the Libre
> envelope -- something akin to the Mozilla Foundation), we had one
> objection to Novell's input and mono (which can easily be disabled) and
> nobody backing me for it at all. I went back to raw OOo and did a bunch
> of builds to verify deps. I'd personally like to go the LibreOffice
> route. There are tons of fixes and enhancements in there that are not
> part of upstream OOo yet. Also, the build is much easier as we define
> the build requirements ourselves (ie: nothing is optional). From a
> maintenance standpoint, that is great! Build it once, not a dozen or
> more times.
> -- DJ Lucas

LibreOffice looks like the future...  from where I am standing.  I was
thinking of trying my hand at go-oo, just to see what it offers.  Also
wondering a bit about what OpenOffice's opensource development future
is going to hold.

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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