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In my opinion TDF and LibreOffice should abandon the MS compiler and support
the switch to MinGW which has already been started by Jan Holesovsky (aka

This would also open the path to using MinGW64 and therefore the creation of
a native 64bit version of LO...

The fact that it is a requirement to use a specific proprietary compiler to
compile a FLOSS program makes the same sense as offering a free complete car
(wheels, tires, etc) but to assemble it you would need to buy a wrench which
is sold by a single company...

Just my 2 cents.

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