[Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] owncloud package "Recommends" bloated?

"David Prévot" david at tilapin.org
Thu Aug 21 22:01:43 UTC 2014


Thanks MJ for your replies (here and in other forums), it’s appreciated.

> Really, if having libreoffice installed is a problem, then the best
> solution would seem to be if owncloud generates previews with other
> software.

It used to ship a fallback using PHPDocX and PHPExcel, but it was so
horrible that upstream decided to throw it away.

> I think I remember hearing of a program called webodf but I
> don't know if that's a possibility.

That's the part used by the Documents app to edit ODT files.

Additional data point: the Recommends paragraph of README.Debian documents
the purpose of each item, as does the upstream admin documentation one can
browse from their ownCloud instance, as shipped in the owncloud-doc



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