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Le 2010-10-17 03:57, Andrea Pescetti a écrit :
Fridrich Strba wrote:
I changed the occurences of LO in the build to LibO.
Please, could you come to an agreement?

I think it's kind of official, see


As Drew pointed out when responding to the question:


On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 22:15 -0400, James wrote:
> > ... it sounds like a system library.
Yes I thought the same thing and that is why I love it...different
strokes for different folks as they say.

Library Zero - the office suite is the OS - I would not be the first one
to advocate that perspective..



This gives a rationale for the use of LibO from a "dev" point of view, which could be adopted as the rationale behind the adoption of the word LibO. And yes, most users (as commented) would have no idea whatsoever of the meaning of "library". But Drews comment would still give the adoption more validity and flavour behind the adoption of LibO.

I also seem to remember that in the very long discussions of the reasons behind the adoption of the "LibreOffice" suite, that the overall feeling was that "LibO" was a convenient nickname for "LibreOffice" and that it quite "cooool" and "memorable" ... a quite easily pronounced.

For these reasons, I would prefer the "LibO" as the short-form name of the LibreOffice Suite. I personnaly think that "LO" does not have the "cool marketing factor" behind it.


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