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From janI <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: %PRODUCTNAME
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:10:59 GMT
On 15 April 2013 13:50, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4/15/13 1:42 PM, Raphael Bircher wrote:
> > Am 15.04.13 13:34, schrieb Rob Weir:
> >> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 7:11 AM, Jürgen Schmidt
> >> <jogischmidt@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 4/15/13 12:22 PM, janI wrote:
> >>>> On 15 April 2013 11:53, Raphael Bircher <r.bircher@gmx.ch> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hi at all
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm a bit comfused. What I get for %PRODUCTNAME? It is "OpenOffice"
> or
> >>>>> "Apache OpenOffice"? Thanks for your Feedback.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On my system I get "Apache OpenOffice", but I am not sure that it
is
> >>> like
> >>>> in every part of the system (but it should be)
> >>> no, it is not so easy and I am sure Oliver can provide more details. We
> >>> decided to use OpenOffice in most of the places in the installed
> product
> >>> and use Apache OpenOfifce only in the intro screen or the about dialog.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> The About Box is where we claim the copyright and give the license, so
> >> that
> >> is one place where it will be important to use the full formal name of
> >> the
> >> product.
> >>
> >> Maybe we should have %PRODUCTNAMESHORT and %PRODUCTNAMEFULL
> > The question is, if this makes sense for downstream products. Well, it's
> > anyway better then hard coded productnames.
>
> I see no problem here because both can be defined on the same or
> whatever you want.
>
I find the idea good (to have %PRODUCTNAMESHORT and %PRODUCTNAMEFULL)

>
> But to be serious I am tending to drop the flexibility here, as long as
> I don't see that downstream products contribute back.
>
I dont agree with this, even if downstream products dont contribute back
directly, they broaden the use of openoffice.

I would really think twice before dropping this flexibility, since we can
have at without extra resource usage.

rgds
Jan I

>
> Juergen
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