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Re: yum: How to downgrade openoffice 2.3 to 2.2.1?



On Wednesday 07 November 2007, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> But those cases are very few and far between considering the "perceived"
>> number of violations extant. As predicted, out of the most famous of
>> those, the SCO debacle, only the lawyers will actually see any grocery
>> money from that.  Neither IBM nor NOVEL will see 1% of whats owed them by
>> the time the fat lady sings. SCO is doing their damnedest to burn through
>> whats left in spite of the bankruptcy rules.  They are NOT going to go
>> after a Joe & Jill Sixpack with $275 in the bank.
>
>Well that's easy to say unless you get caught in a patent lawsuit. Even
>getting a wrong one out of court can set you back by a few million
>dollars. Don't think SCO case didn't cause serious money for everyone
>involved.

As I said, the only winners were the legal people.

[...]

>What fork? OpenJDK and IcedTea has very few differences. GCJ is not a
>fork but a entirely separate implementation which has a few advantages
>still like more architecture support, native compilation and so on.
>
>Rahul

We'll have to look at that when I finally update this box to F8.  How well 
does it integrate with firefox will probably set the tone of the discussions.

Thanks.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
		-- Benjamin Disraeli


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