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On 05/12/2011 10:14 AM, C. Olofson wrote:
Hi Marc, Tom;

I don't mean to muddy the waters unnecessarily but, in the case of *BSD, "support" would be more likely coming from their end and not TDF's. Also:

   * there are a lot of unrelated *BSD's (e.g. Free-, Open- and netBSD)
   * *BSD apps aren't (normally) distributed as pre-compiled packages
     but as source to compile
   * once an app is "in the ports," it (normally) has a maintainer
     (IOW, is supported)
   * checking w/those projects will show whether LibO is supported

So, for example, to see whether an app is supported by FreeBSD, I

   * go to their central applications site:
   * search on LibreOffice
   * find that 3.2.2 is the current ver and the "maintainer" is
     Baptiste Daroussin

I'm not as familiar with the other *BSD's but, if you want, I'll poke around to establish whether they are maintaining LibO and at what version.


So what would you add to this sample document that would reflect BSD, or should it be kept the same?

This is a sample of some of the text needed for an insert for the inside of the DVD case for our distribution DVD of LibreOffice. We have a case cover, a label, and now we are working on an inserted document for that case.

I/we want to keep it simple to use and read. It is going to be read by home and office users, tech people and general computer users. So it must be easy to read and understand by the user that has the least computer skills, who at least knows how to install their own software and use a web browser.

We could make another document that is more tech oriented, and include that as well, but it will need some "warning label" stating that this is for those who need more technical information. BSD installation may be something that would be in such a technical document, if someone knows how to do such an install.

On 05/12/2011 04:05 AM, Marc Paré wrote:
Le 2011-05-12 06:45, Tom Davies a écrit :
Hi :)

Hah, i can't find it in the downloads drop-down any-more. I'm sure it was there quite recently. There was documentation on how to install LibreOffice in Bsd somewhere in documentation. Hopefully i might get time later to try to find it. Note that no other Office Suite works on Bsd afaik so it would be quite
sweet to acknowledge it.
Regards from
Tom :)

You may want to check on the dev list. If Bsd is officially supported, then we will make adjustments to our marketing materials. It would be nice if it were supported. AFAIK, there was talk of it on the dev list and some people got it to work, but then the threads just died out. Maybe there were problems with getting committed devs for BSD.



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