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On 2010-10-07 8:54 AM, Marc Paré wrote:
In all reality, the older formats are no longer being developed and
aren't most of these offered in older versions of OpenOffice? I imagine
there isn't any need to examine and reverse engineer the code anymore?
Keeping them on the list of supported formats in the LibO "File->open
would be nice.

Correct - I don't think anyone was suggesting that support for them be
*removed*. Someone had suggested only providing support for *improving*
the newer formats, which is what I disagree with. I do understand that
resources are limited so some bugs with older formats might go unfixed
if they require a lot of resources, but don't just unilaterally refuse
to even look at the bugs - let the devs decide which ones are easily
fixable or not.


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