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Month: August 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] LibreOffice 3.4.2

From: Ilya Chernykh <anixxsus@...>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 07:25:19 +0400
On Wednesday 17 August 2011 06:54:45 Timothy Pearson wrote:

> >
> > I think it would be better to get a new plugin into LibreOffice before the
> > KDE3 one is dropped, as this will avoid the whole unpleasantness that goes
> > along with trying to re-add a dropped component (and many times prevents
> > the new component from being included in the upstream project).  It would
> > also minimize the impact to users, who theoretically could end up without
> > Trinity integration for at least one LibreOffice release cycle.
> >
> > Tim
> >
> Thinking about this some more, I wonder if we can take ownership of the
> old KDE3 plugin and just rename it/patch it upstream.  

Why do you think it needs patching? It works well.

> That would probably 
> be easiest and produce a minimal amount of work for both us and
> LibreOffce.
> The downside, of course, is that KDE3 support for versions <= 3.5.10 would
> be removed. 

Why do you want to break it?

> I will dig around in the build system a bit as I have time 
> and see what can be done.

Is something needs to be done actually if all works well?