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There is an open OOo bug that is over 5 years old.

It seems that OOo developers felt this was an unnecessary feature. However,
as users have commented in that bug report, the 32-bit version doesn't work
in 64-bit Terminal Servers, and Microsoft does not ship a 32-bit server
product anymore. Furthermore, Base can not connect to a 64-bit ODBC data

Given that Microsoft has been shipping 64-bit operating systems for 7 years
now, and that there are legitimate use cases where OOo/LibO can't fufil user
needs without a 64-bit Windows build, shouldn't this be reevaluated?

And from a pure perception standpoint, it looks like OOo/LibO is behind MS
Office in this regard, given that MS Office offers a 64-bit version.


-- T. J. Brumfield
"I'm questioning my education
Rewind and what does it show?
Could be, the truth it becomes you
I'm a seed, wondering why it grows"
-- Pearl Jam, Education

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