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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: Adapt the naming of our project deliverables - "" --> "Apache OpenOffice"
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:06:57 GMT
On 1/10/13 3:56 PM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
> On 10.01.2013 11:55, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
>> Hi Oliver-Rainer,
>> On 10.01.2013 11:23, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
>>> I have finished the renaming from "" to "Apache
>>> OpenOffice" - see issue 121388.
>>> Beside corresponding changes in the user interface this change has
>>> impact on the following
>>> important and critical stuff:
>>> - folder/directory names
>>> - package names
>>> - Windows registry key names and values
>>> - ...
>>> As the folder/directory path to the user profile is also changed, the
>>> user profile of a former
>>> installed AOO (or OOo) version is not taken over.
>> for installation script purposes of add-ons etc., where can one find
>> the concrete strings for
>> folder/directory names on the various operating system platforms and
>> the Windows registry key names
>> and values?
> Unfortunately, there is no single place in the source code. I also had
> not the resources to clean this up during the renaming work - hint,
> hint, hint :-)
> Please have a look at issue 121388, the wiki page referenced in one of
> the issue's comments and the intrinsic changes I have made.
> The product installation folder is more or less a form of the
> $PRODUCTNAME + [major version number]. E.g.:
> - Windows: "Apache OpenOffice 3"
> - Linux: "apache_openoffice3"
> On Linux platforms we have also the basis installation folder. It name
> is found in /main/instsetoo_native/util/openoffice.lst
> The user profile folder is more or less $PRODUCTNAME/[major version
> number]/
> The Windows registry keys and values can be found in module main/scp2/
> I hope that helps a little bit.

I was thinking about the name and here I mean the name that is used for
the folder etc. The name is used in the help, in tools option, in the

We changed "" to "Apache OpenOffice" so good so far. But
would it be nicer to shorten the folder, menu entries, ... to simply

Linux: /opt/openoffice4
Windows: OpenOffice 4

Tools Option
OpenOffice Writer
OpenOffice ...

OpenOffice instead of hundreds of "Apache OpenOffice"

The idea is that the project and product is called Apache OpenOffice but
in practice we would use in the product the short from OpenOffice. The
intro, start center, about can of course use images where we use "Apache

Well it's just an idea and I know it would require some further work but
now would be the time for it. I believe legally should it be ok today
but it have to checked to be safe.

What's your opinion?


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