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

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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

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.

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.


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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