Re: [OT] Re: Linux in the News! WooHoo!

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Thu Jan 23 2003 - 04:49:56 EST

On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 08:01:23 GMT, "Henning P. Schmiedehausen" <> said:
> > writes:
> > >It's open sourced. The rest is left as an exercise for the reader.
> > <much very correct analysis by Henning elided>
> > Enough exercising for you?
> Yes, I'm fully aware of the size of OpenOffice. So far I've had at least
> a dozen people who apparently didn't pick up on the sarcasm without a smiley.
> Now to tie it back to another thread - the OpenOffice is just so honking HUGE
> that a good case could be made that the source tarball is not the preferred
> form for making modifications, because that sucker *has* to be in an IDE for
> you to be able to find what it is you wanted to modify. ;)

Well last time I checked most things are stored in an IDE (disk);
regardless of the tools. I could not let this one slip by.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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