[OT] Office Suites

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Sun Dec 22 17:16:15 EST 2013


Not at all, Richmond, I was more surprised that you were having problems,
since we haven't had any reports of stability issues internally.


On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 22/12/13 18:52, Mike Kerner wrote:
>
>> Do you have a recipe and/or version with the issue?  I'd have to count the
>> number of LO users we have, but I haven't had any crash reports.
>>
>
> Like I said: crude and unreliable.
>
> Just that  my kids (one with Win 7, the other with Mac 10.4) and I on Mac
> 10.6 have had sudden crashes
> with LibreOffice, and since installing OpenOffice instead have not.
>
> In your situation I would not get too worked up about my rather limited
> data.
>
> I hoped that my posting would elicit an "outpouring" of many people's
> expereince with Free Office Suites
> rather than sending you off into a horrible panic.
>
> Indeed I am extremely sorry if my posting has upset you; it wasn't meant
> to do that.
>
>
> Richmond.
>
>
>>
>> On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  On 22/12/13 18:24, Mike Kerner wrote:
>>>
>>>  what specifically have they found with libre?  We have a pile of people
>>>> using libre and nobody using open
>>>>
>>>>  Crashing on Windows 7
>>>
>>> Richmond.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com
>>>> >
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   This data is crude and unreliable yet may still have some bearing on
>>>>
>>>>> pasting
>>>>> back and forth from the Livecode script editor:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1. My older son runs Windows 7 on his laptop and says that LibreOffice
>>>>> is
>>>>> way to buggy to use, and so uses
>>>>>       Apache Open Office.
>>>>>
>>>>> 2. I run Mac OS 10.6 inside VMware and have had some pretty rough
>>>>> moments
>>>>> with LibreOffice there; so
>>>>>       switched to Apache Open Office.
>>>>>
>>>>>       My younger son runs Mac OS 10.4 on an old INTEL MacBook and
>>>>> reports
>>>>> similar findings.
>>>>>
>>>>> 3. LibreOffice seems better on Linux than Apache Open Office.
>>>>>
>>>>> SoftMaker Free Office is way lighter on the RAM consumption on Linux,
>>>>> and
>>>>> a deal faster than either
>>>>> LibreOffice or OpenOffice.
>>>>>
>>>>> ---------------
>>>>>
>>>>> One way to make this data slightly less crude and unreliable is for
>>>>> other
>>>>> people on this
>>>>> Use-List to chip in with their experiences.
>>>>>
>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>
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