On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam(a)redhat.com> wrote:
one of the common themes of the F14 review cycle was ridiculing the
of an office suite on the desktop image, particularly given the presence
of 'useless' things like planner (I'm paraphrasing from the reviews, not
giving my own personal opinion). I know we have good arguments against
including an office suite, and I suspect planner is just in there as a
hangover from when we tried to include GNOME Office, but there does seem
to be a consistent impression in reviews that the current package choice
Weren't those reasons related to lack of space in the LiveCD?
Ubuntu always had openoffice on their live, but I was told they could
do it because they did not use our very same upstream (go-oo inteast
ooo, again IIRC) and their upstream made it easier to split the suite
into finer packaging.
Maybe the whole story is bogus, but having Writer and/or Impress
and/or Calc is a must to stand well in reviews, IMHO