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Re: Bug#168788: ITP: openoffice.org-debian-files -- OpenOffice.org office uite (additional files by Debian)

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 09:11:22AM -0500, christophe barbe wrote:
> The reason why ITP are CCed to debian-devel is that this is the place
> where a discussion can take place. Even if you already had such a
> conversation that did not forbid a discussion here.

OK, lets do it for the sake of debian-devel:

Answer given by Rene:
> That's easy.

> OpenOffice.org is a really huge package which an enourmous count (22) and
> size of binary and source package(s). Uploading a new version if we change only
> some documentation things, react to problems which need documenting in
> README.Debian or do bugfixes on the wrapper script would cause an
> enourmous mirror hit, which is easily avoided with this little package
> which can then be updated more often if it's necessary.

> The upload of -5 was rejected by James due to this problem...

For more information about our plans and the package layout, see my last
status update:


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