Turning off the Mac's security is not the only way around the problem,
at least not on Mavericks and I don't think on Mountain Lion either.
If Italo's article (which I don't have time to look at right now to
refresh my memory) doesn't cover the way I do it, then I should write
a short how-to on the topic. I have two Macs running different
versions of OS X.


On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 2:36 AM, Alex Thurgood <alex.thurg...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 17/01/2014 14:06, Italo Vignoli a écrit :
> The point is that run of the mill OSX users do not want to be turning
> off a security feature that the operating system provides for them.
> Telling people to turn off built-in security, install an app, and then
> turn it back on again afterwards, is not the solution and will not
> endear people to trying out LO, and/or keeping it. Oh wait, I forgot,
> you have to turn it off again every time you do an update of LO or every
> time you want to install a language pack, or else leave it off permanently.
> I find it hard to accept that we advise users to upgrade their versions
> of LO in general when sec vulns get fixed whilst telling the OSX
> population to turn off their own security mechanisms, seems somewhat
> hypocritical to me.
> Of course, if you don't care, then you can leave the setting off by
> default, but that is not what happens in default off the shelf sales of
> Apple hard/software combinations and those are the people we are trying
> to target.
> Of course, none of this will be sorted until such time as LibreOffice is
> available in the AppleStore as a certified app, but that will not happen
> soon, if at all, if my understanding of Apple's conditions for accepting
> apps is correct.
> Alex

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