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Re: missing koffice in fc4



On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 11:21:07AM -0400, Jon Shorie wrote:
> >Want to package it up for Extras? "Core", as the name implies, *shouldn't*
> >have more than one office suite.
> What is wrong with having more than one office suite.

Nothing. But there shouldn't be more than one in Core.

> It has 4 web browsers:
>    Firefox
>    Mozilla
>    Epiphany
>    Konqueror

Ditto here. 


That's not a bad thing -- Extras is the right place for all of these
options.


> Since the Gnome office (abiword, gnumeric, etc.) are in extras, I believe
> that Koffice should be there too.
[...]
> I think that it was stupid of redhat to strip out apps that have been
> there since 7.2 or 7.3 even if it would have required another cd. There

These two statements are totally contradictory. But anyway, it's not just
about CD space (although that is important).

[...]
> For that matter while we are adding beta software, why not just put the 
> staroffice beta on the cd as well?

Not open source.

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