Dropping Gimp from the live cd

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 17:16:43 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 6:19 PM, Toshio Kuratomi<a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/06/2009 08:26 AM, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> On 08/06/2009 05:54 PM, Matej Cepl wrote:
>>> I know and I am not fighting for OOo inclusion, just showing that we
>>> don't follow "make the most useful and shiny apps available" logic
>>> already.
>> OOo is so big so it is an exception, is it or *several* other
>> applications, making the choice easier.
>> ...and it can be argued OOo is not "cool", is "useful", you do with it
>> mostly boring stuff. It is also not integrated well in the desktop and
>> so on.
> And two other arguments, one mine, the other from Jesse:
> * The two main use OOo apps have replacements that are good and very
> good (abiword, gnumeric).
> * OOo, like firefox, is equally promoted on windows.  So it's not a
> Linux-specific showcase item.

Well list the linux specific apps than ... most free software tends to
be multiplatform because if there is interest in porting them they can
easily be ported.

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