[OpenIndiana-discuss] Libreoffice

Volker A. Brandt vab at bb-c.de
Wed Jun 10 14:45:48 UTC 2015

> > You write that LibreOffice is the "primary candidate" for an
> > office suite for Tribblix.  Why did you select LibreOffice over
> > OpenOffice?
> It's got greater mindshare, more developers, more users, shipped by
> more distros. 

Well... maybe...

> Not to mention better and wider document format
> support.

That would be a serious factor indeed.  I need to research. :-)

> All the modernization and refactoring in LibreOffice (and the
> replacement of the old build system) have made it much easier to
> build - the old build system was far more rigid and fragile.

Another good point.

> > Anyway, more choice is always good.
> >
> Having a functional office suite at all has to be good!


Regards -- Volker
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