Re: Calligra plans
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- Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 12:17:42 +0200
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Am Mittwoch, 21. März 2012 schrieb Raúl Sánchez Siles:
Hi Raúl, hi Debian Qt/KDE team,
> El Jueves, 15 de marzo de 2012, José Manuel Santamaría Lema escribió:
> > Martin Steigerwald <Martin@lichtvoll.de>
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > Any plans regarding Calligra suite for Wheezy?
> > No.
> > > Upstream seems to be relatively short before a release:
> > >
> > > http://www.calligra.org/news/announcements/calligra-2-4-beta-7/
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> Let me try to provide a little more information about this issue. As
> said, there is no plan to include calligra for Wheezy so far. This is
> mainly due to upstream not actually having done a final stable version
> release, IOW 2.4.0
Finally they did. So this reason has gone.
> Beside this, there is and has been some effort put on calligra
> packaging. So far Beta 7 is packaged and as far as I can tell,
> working. Unfortunately, binaries haven't been published yet.
> We are considering pushing them into experimental, but this
> publication is somewhat bound to upstream final release. This is not a
> final decision and it also depends on uploaders available free time,
> since calligra is heavy weigh.
I would love to test Calligra. It seems like it might be a really fine
software package. I already use Krita regularily and from what I read it
has become *a lot* better than 2.3. And then Words seem to have received
quite some improvements as other applications and the framework itself.
It might finally by a viable alternative to Libre Office for me.
I thought about updating / building packages myself, but I think to get up
to speed with the current packaging might take quite some time. I have
some basic debian packaging experience, but never packaged anything really
Anyway, if there is something I could help with in little units of free
time (say 30 minutes or a hour), I am glad to help as I manage to take
time for it.
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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