yum: How to downgrade openoffice 2.3 to 2.2.1?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Nov 7 16:36:55 UTC 2007

Gene Heskett wrote:

> I haven't really exercised it (2.3.0) all that much but what I've done was 
> done exactly as I expected.  Eg, it Just Worked(TM).
> To Rahul:  Are there concerns re patents that make RH pull stuff out of OOo?

There was a mix of stuff. Some Java portions used to not work well with 
GCJ. There was concern over patents in other features. Sun has a patent 
cross licensing agreement with Microsoft that makes them immune to these 
problems so it might be that they wouldn't care but if affects everybody 
else including end users who don't use Staroffice (which gets some kind 
of patent license as a commercial product).


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