On 11/14/2010 05:50 AM, Graham Lauder wrote:
On Monday 15 Nov 2010 00:39:09 Gianluca Turconi wrote:
Il 14/11/2010 12.25, Mirek M. ha scritto:
I'd really like to see Linux become the primary platform to focus on
(yes, Linux has a much smaller user base than Windows, but that will
never change if software companies keep favoring Windows). For Linux,
OpenOffice.org (going forward LibreOffice) is vital.
I hope this *won't* happen, ever.
However, I've heard and read several comments about this matter and I'd
like to see a (somehow) official statement that confirms LibO will be a
multiplatform software *forever*.
At least, as priciple. In the facts, it will depend on dev resources.
Agreed, LibreO is cross platform, that is it's strength. let's keep it that
Well, I for one agree that Libreoffice should remain cross-platform
(even though I exclusively use GNU/Linux). I think, however, that Mirek
was not arguing against Libreoffice being cross platform, but was
arguing for Linux having the primary focus. If that is the correct
interpretation, I agree that it will just depend on the developers. If
we have more Linux developers than any other platform, we will likely
focus more on Linux. If we have more Windows developers, more on Windows
etc. In any case, I personally think that in "a perfect world" we should
have about equal support for all platforms.
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