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Re: [tdf-discuss] New "LibreOffice Reader" Eliminates Need for "PDF Reader"



On 23 Jun 2011, at 23:32, Marc Paré wrote:



I think it was mentioned that there were at one point over 100 million LibreOffice/OOo users. If 
we were to develop our own "LibreOffice Reader" we would already have 100 million potential users 
for our product. Not only that, the LibreOffice Reader would be compatible with the LibreOffice 
suite and possibly code. This would give the LibO Reader a good start.


ODF and PDF are actually complementary. One is a format for editable documents, the other is a 
format for final-form documents. I suggest that the best path forward would be to seek a single, 
lightweight, cross-platform reader for both formats. That would address by far the largest 
opportunity.

S.


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