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Old 11-14-2010, 01:30 PM   #1
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LXer: Libre Office Initial plans for the free office suite [German]

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The Document Foundation has initial plans for the development of office software Libre Office revealed. All components of the application to be rewritten substantially. Among other things, the dependence of Java can be reduced.

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Well, that's good, in fact it would be great if they got rid of java or make it completely optional with no loss of functionality.
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That was my only gripe with OO, it's heavy reliance on Java. In the earlier versions, you could opt to install OO without any Java components. I hope LibreOffice can 'liberate' the suite from Java, and make it only optional not mandatory.


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