Windows Metro

Guglielmo Braguglia guglielmo at braguglia.ch
Tue May 15 16:35:43 EDT 2012


Hi Bob,
get a look also to this : http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/en/index.php  
... it's real OSX product ...

Guglielmo


On 15.05.2012 22:23, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> I will give it a look see. I'm backing up my spreadsheet first tho'!
>
> Bob
>
>
> On May 15, 2012, at 1:14 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>
>> stephen barncard wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Bob Sneidar<bobs at twft.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> I tried Open Office once. I opened an Excel spreadsheet that had sharing
>>>> enabled. It corrupted the spreadsheet and I had to restore a backup. I
>>>> deleted it immediately from my computer.
>>> It also uses X11, which is being depreciated and not included in
>>> future distributions of MacOSX.
>> While OpenOffice is being somewhat maintained, Ellison's shenanigans with it at Oracle prompted that community to make a fork called LibreOffice which has become far more refined, now included with Ubuntu and many other distros:
>>
>> <http://www.libreoffice.org/>
>>
>> I believe LibreOffice runs natively on OS X, without requiring X11.
>>
>>
>> And speaking of Ellison's shenanigans:
>> <http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/05/api-copyright/>
>>
>> --
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World
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