Sander Vesik: New snapshot released from OpenOffice.org
Feb 21, 2001, 18:21 (8 Talkback[s])
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I am glad to announce that the latest snapshot (619) of the
OpeOffice.org codebase has been released:
1. as has become traditional, there is a B-branch - called
OO619B that will contain any post-release enhancements and fixes
and will serve as a stable develpoment branch for anybody wanting
to port OpenOffice.org code to new platforms, work on add-ons or
even core functionality.
2. The code should build out of the box on the three "standard"
platforms - Linux/x86, Solaris/sparc and win32/x86 - as well as on
Linux/ppc and Solaris/x86. Work on porting to several platforms is
ongoing and the ports will probably see code inmprovements in the
OO619B timeline. All hands are welcome to porting and port testing.
The tree contains non-completed support for IRIX, Tru64,
NetBSD/sparc, FreeBSD and Linux/ARM.
3. The installation process can stay in the 'registering
components' stage for an extended period of time when compared to
previous snapshots and the installation program may seem to have
frozen. Please do not file bugs against this unless the process
really fails to complete.
4. The useful lifetime of 619 will most probably be at least 6
weeks, so this is a good time to get onboard 8-)
5. As with previous snapshots, experimental technologies like
the Bonobo bridge, 'OpenOffice.org - the Bean!' and others will be
released later. Check out the whiteboard.openoffice.org page to
stay up to date with those.
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(Feb 11, 2001)
- O'ReillyNet: Adventures with OpenOffice and XML
(Feb 10, 2001)
- InfoWorld: Sun recasts StarPortal as Webtop(Feb 06, 2001)
- ZDNet: Marco Boerries, creator of StarOffice, to leave Sun?(Jan 17, 2001)
- Whiteboard.OpenOffice.org: OpenOffice Bonobo Integration
(Jan 08, 2001)
- Latest Snapshot of OpenOffice is Available (Dec 15, 2000)
- LinuxProgramming.com: It's the Code Reuse(Oct 19, 2000)
- Funky Penguin: Is OpenOffice the future of productivity in Linux?(Oct 15, 2000)
- LinuxPlanet: A Hands-On Review of the Open Source OpenOffice(Oct 13, 2000)
- StarOffice Code Released in Largest Open Source Project(Oct 13, 2000)