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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Adapt the naming of our project deliverables - "OpenOffice.org" --> "Apache OpenOffice"
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:08:42 GMT
Hi,

On 11.01.2013 15:06, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> 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 "OpenOffice.org" 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
> menu...
>
> We changed "OpenOffice.org" to "Apache OpenOffice" so good so far. But
> would it be nicer to shorten the folder, menu entries, ... to simply
> OpenOffice
>
> Folders
> Linux: /opt/openoffice4
> Mac: OpenOffice.app
> Windows: OpenOffice 4
>
> Tools Option
> OpenOffice
> OpenOffice Writer
> OpenOffice ...
>
> Help
> 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
> OpenOffice".
>
> 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?
>

It looks like that Jürgen's suggestion does not get any objections, quite the 
contrary happened.
Thus, if nobody objects I will reopen issue 121388 and work on it to adapt the 
naming as suggested by Jürgen.

Best regards, Oliver.

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