Subject: Re: OpenOffice naming
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: =?UTF-8?B?UHJ6ZW15c8WCYXcgUGF3ZcWCY3p5aw==?= <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/2007 11:04:28
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On Fri, 20 Apr 2007 10:38:52 -0500 (CDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > openoffice2 is without binaries.
> > 1) Is the first item for NetBSD but for compilation on my own?
> Yes, build from source using pkgsrc. Hopefully not specific for
May we expect oo.o for i386 in binary form?
> > 2) If the second item is for Suse why it is not said on related
> > page:
> Yes, the DESCR should add a sentence saying "This package contains
> pre-built binaries provided by OpenOffice.org." or something like
> But it is not specific to SuSE as the same package can provide
> prebuilt binaries for Solaris also.
What I'd like to have are packages for i386 clearly described
"for Linux emulation only".
> One of the plans is for Linux binaries to not be "SuSE" only. Work
> has been done to use Debian Linux packages for Linux (on NetBSD)
> also. And I have used some Linux binaries via pkgsrc on my PkgLinux.
Another issue I was acquainted with only after I asked in different
matter. Couldn't such information about interesting works be more
available to users?
> In most (hopefully all) cases the packages' brief comment should
> indicate that is a "binary package".
But this is not enough. Add, please, "for Linux and Solaris".
> It has been mentioned to you a few times about using correct mailing
> lists. You may get better results and reach a more defined audience
> by choosing the correct mailing lists.
I try but have you seen the number of your mailing lists? I touched
subjects belonging to documentation, www, pkg, and usage categories.
What mailing list do you suggest I should address?
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