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Re: [tdf-discuss] Returning to OpenOffice


Hi Stephan,

Thanks for posting and supporting free software!
Good that you write here, because I've some additions to what you write.

Ivan Stephen wrote on 06-01-15 07:25:
> [...]
> However, I realized that I don't care that much that it's slow to open in
> OpenOffice, as the file gets used all day. But I find that OpenOffice seems
> MUCH more stable, and doesn't tie up my RAM nearly as much as LibreOffice
> for the same file. (That's really why I dropped LibreOffice.) Could it be
> related to the constantly increasing size of LibreOffice?

I guess you must have worked with a recent, still, version of LibreOffice.
Pls see the download page for explanation of the still and the fresh
versions. Bot stable, but meant for a different audience.

> Of course, OpenOffice is also lagging behind Microsoft Office. I'm also
> aware that Munich and Freiburg recently returned to Microsoft after having
> made a real commitment to open-source software.

Looks as you have been mislead by headlines of media that published made
ill-informed articles. Munich is not retuning to Microsoft. On the
contrary: they use the freedom to actively participate in open source
software ;)

> Also - it may seem like a little thing, but I reported a bug some time ago.
> It was related to your "find" field not allowing anything to be copied into
> it. LibreOffice didn't seem able to fix it, and OpenOffice's find field
> works much better - and that's another reason to return to it.

Can you pls point me to the bug report? Let's see what is going on there.

Best regards,
Cor


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