Quoting CP Hennessy (cp.hennessy at openapp.biz):
> As far as I have seen, there is no explicit decision to tie OOo to
> Java except to expedite the delivery of OOo 2.0 as they are reusing
> many Java components already developed rather than re-implementing it.
> However there are already moves to remove the need for Sun's Java,
> indeed our own Caolan is probably at the forefront of this move by
> enabling OOo to be built using gcj and re-implementing a MailMerge
> wizard using python.
I am wildly enthusiastic about the gcj/Classpath effort, and every sign
I've seen suggests that OO.o 2.0 will be fully functional using
open-source Java support, by the time of release.
A very hearty thank-you to Caolan and others.
Cheers, Bah humbug. Shop late.
Rick Moen Happy unChristmas.
rick at linuxmafia.com
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