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I am replying to the top post of this thread as I came across this
application while looking for ODF support in Android.

"NeoOffice Mobile" looked like an application providing such support,
but turned out to be a file synchronization service with display
capabilities (as I understand it). It seems it displays ODF documents on
iPad, iPod/iPhone and Android devices:

There's a wiki page:

A few first impressions:
- Only NeoOffice users have access to it
- Seems to be an integration of GoogleDocs
- Whatever cloud-like service it's based on, it's not clear if the
server side of it is non-free software or not either. This will be
important for mass-deployments where LibreOffice is considered only if
all its components are free software-only too.
- Doesn't look like a separate plugin/module that could be added to
LibreOffice as-is, but rather something tightly integrated in NeoOffice-
perhaps its source code is available
- Seems to have launched ~3 weeks ago on Android, low ratings although
it's early to draw any conclusions on that

Current ODF support on mobile devices is really basic with the two only
apps I know about on Android only showing partial formatting, and only
for ODT files right now. As Android gains more traction, it may also
make sense supporting the existing apps and efforts so they improve. A
recent thread on this list asked about Android apps, there are more
details there:

I like the idea of a related service powered by a mobile application
like NeoOffice is trying to do. Knowing that recent threads indicated
there are talks about collaborating once TDF is a legal entity,
NeoOffice Mobile should be part of such discussions to see if it can be
rolled into LibreOffice independently (or else). It seems odd this
service is effectively reserved to Mac users of NeoOffice when one would
expect at least feature parity across platforms. Keep in mind this is
also one way NeoOffice is getting funds for their project.

I'll be posting some different ideas I had for related applications and
services, but wanted to put this out up the list for discussion.

If anyone has tried NeoOffice Mobile with Apple devices, I'd like to
hear their impressions - I have limite access to a Mac laptop so I may
end up trying it but that may take some more time than I have right now.



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