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Interview with Non-Sun OpenOffice.org Contributor, Charles-H. Schulz

Jan 13, 2009, 20:03 (2 Talkback[s])
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"BN: Would you classify Go-OO as a branch or a fork?

"CS: Both. I would have rather liked to answer: a branch, mostly, but some recent developments about Go-OO have obviously changed this situation. What should perhaps be reminded is that Go-OO is a Web site that hosts a concurrent build system to the one existing on the OpenOffice.org web site, called "ooo-build". This build system has been around for ages. In fact, it's been used by many Linux distributions that found it more convenient for various reasons (basically, the builds were optimized for Linux). "

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