2.1.3 / Kymijoki: What (and where) are harbour-apk-com.microsoft.office.excel and stuff?

asked 2017-11-01 15:31:46 +0300

ossi1967 gravatar image

updated 2017-11-01 21:34:18 +0300

EDIT: aaaand it's gone from the changelog. :)

The changelog for (Kymijoki) lists some added packages that sound like popular Android applications, nothing sailfishy:

  • harbour-apk-com.adobe.reader
  • harbour-apk-com.gotomeeting
  • harbour-apk-com.microsoft.office.excel
  • harbour-apk-com.microsoft.office.word
  • harbour-apk-com.shazam.android
  • harbour-apk-com.skype.raider

On the devices, though, there's nothing that would obviously correspond to these. What are they? And if they are what they seem to be: Where are they?

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my personal guess it's used for the hy004 and hy005 as it maybe applications the vendor likes to install by default. If I recall correct INTEX had also some Android applications installed.

Nokius ( 2017-11-01 18:03:08 +0300 )edit

@Nokius Well spotted! I also noticed both, but didn't connect both notions as clever as you did :-)

Maus ( 2017-11-01 19:23:47 +0300 )edit

@Nokius: They deleted the packages from the changelog meanwhile. I guess you're right, though. In if you are, it's not really an "added package" to the OS, but some pre-installed software used by 1 vendor. Better not to have it in the OS-changelog then.

ossi1967 ( 2017-11-01 21:36:07 +0300 )edit

Good thing this is only an option for resellers / branding. At least I'm certain that I don't want any of those spyware applications on my device.

ghling ( 2017-11-02 11:28:30 +0300 )edit

But now I am realy curious what devices "hy004" and "hy005" are - or who might offer devices with MS Office preinstalled. Any hint?

AkiBerlin ( 2017-11-02 11:51:44 +0300 )edit