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Re: [tdf-discuss] Windows Install
- Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] Windows Install
- From: Fridrich Strba <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 10:30:46 +0200
- To: email@example.com
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Please, don't enter into political consideration of something that was
just a bug. It was me that screwed it up and during the pre-announcement
phase sprint, I forgot to regenerate the product IDs and thus LO had the
product IDs of OOo. This is fixed in beta2, so stay tuned. As a
side-effect though is that one has to uninstall beta1 before one can
install correctly beta2.
On 12/10/10 01:00, NoOp wrote:
> LibO install in Windows currently follows the go-oo practice of removing
> existing OOo installs (without warning). It can of course be installed
> in parallel (see my thread "[libreoffice-users] [Windows] LibO in
> parallel w/OOo?" on the users list, but that provides several distinct
> 1. No system file association or icons.
> 2. No menu items (user must create their own + desktop icon)
> 3. Program file names are the same as OOo (soffice, scalc etc) so there
> is no easy way to distinguish between _which_ soffice et al that you are
> Given that LibO is a "fresh start", it would be nice if LibO can, in the
> future, behave in a responsible manner on Windows installs and not trash
> a user's version of OOo. After all, the user should have the freedom
> (Libre?) of being able to have both OOo and LibO installed on their
> system (in the same way one can on linux). I think that new (Windows)
> users to LibO might get pretty upset when they find that the install has
> trashed their OOo. I'm familiar with the issue of go-oo & Kami's
> OxygenOffice version trashing OOo in the install process, but new
> users/converts from OOo will not.
> Also recommend that the bins be changed from soffice to loffice etc.,
> so that it's easy to determine which is which on the system.
> Disclaimer: I primarily use only linux, but I also use WinXP/7 for
> testing OOo, and now LibO.
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