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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Support for Versions, Full-Screen, and Resume in OS X Lion


It would make sense.

Laurence Jeloudev
ljeloudev@gmail.com

On 05/08/2011, at 16:57, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387@gmail.com> wrote:

On 04/08/2011 18:32, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
Larry Gusaas<larry.gusaas<at>  gmail.com>  writes:

When will LibreOffice add support for using the Versions,
Full-Screen mode, and Resume features in Mac OS X version 10.7 Lion ?
When somebody writes the code. (And offers it for inclusion under the
license(s) we use.)

NeoOffice already supports these features in NeoOffice 3.2.1 Beta.
Which probably means that many volunteer developers who might have the
required skills and hardware have little interest in working on these
features as it would be duplication of work because of licensing
differences. Duplicating work just because of licensing is not fun.
At least that is how I feel...

(NeoOffice is GPL, LibreOffice is LGPL, and new LibreOffice code is also MPL.)

I did some inital experimentation with full-screen mode, and indeed,
supporting that to some extent is trivial. But exactly how Lion
full-screen mode should interact with/supplement/replace the
traditional OOo/LO full-screen mode, if at all, would be something
for the user experience experts to work on.

Versioning, Auto-Save, Resume etc would require quite a lot of work,
I think. The OOo/LO code does not use the NSDocument class at all,
for instance. (In general, the OOo/LO MacOSX code is rather old-fashioned
in its use of MacOSX APIs.)

Wouldnt that require us to migrate from the current 10.4 sdk which everything is built against to 
the latest 10.7 in regards to API's?


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