Re: OpenOffice for Debian PowerPC testing?
On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 20:21, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:
> It does have gif support and uses the gpc code and will use java if you
> have it enabled unlike the Debian specific versions. However, you will
> not be violating any licenses by using them.
OK, nothing violent. I can live with that until something better comes
along. Hope it has an uninstaller.
> The JRE actually can as long as you include a significant app that can use
> it (in this case OOo meets that requirement).
OK, a lesser evil.
> Are you asking about Java with OOo?
Yes, sorry for the confusion.
> If so, then you do not rally need to
> use java with OOo to get 99% of the functionality. Using java does allow
> for things like better Accessibility software (see the upcoming OOo 1.1)
> and allows OOo to be a nice front end to lots of databases and etc but
> none of this is necessary.
Thanks, certainly not necessary for me at any rate.
> And kaffe does build under PowerPC, I contributed that support a long time
> ago when kaffe 1.0.5 first came out. Also the gnu java (gcj and gij) both
> work well for non-awt apps on PowerPC as well.
I wonder why it never appears at dselect select?
Will investigate my mirror.
Anyway I understand OOo does not use kaffe, but only Sun Java?
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