[ros-dev] Microsoft Office files in the trunk
magnus at itkonsult-olsen.com
Thu Nov 10 16:41:07 CET 2005
It is up each person which format he like to use.
I need ppt and doc.
and some time pdf
----- Original Message -----
From: "Murphy, Ged (Bolton)" <MurphyG at cmpbatteries.co.uk>
To: "'ReactOS Development List'" <ros-dev at reactos.org>
Sent: den 10 November 2005 09:27
Subject: RE: [ros-dev] Microsoft Office files in the trunk
> Mike Swanson wrote:
> > In the branch of press-media, there are two documents currently. An MS
> > Word and MS PowerPoint document.
> > I'm calling for SVN committers for _no more_ MS Office documents. They
> > are a proprietary format, of which not all the features are currently
> > known. I recommend instead the use of OASIS OpenDocument. Not only
> > does it save much space, but it also does not contain any secrets in
> > which need to be reverse engineered to discover.
> > Please, for the good of the project, use the free OpenDocument format.
> > If not for the reason of being open or free, but simply for the fact
> > that it ensures that everybody will be able to view such documents (no
> > need to buy any pricey office suites here!).
> I disagree with this. I don't know how to use oo.o or variants, and I
> intend on learning something I have no interest in.
> I'm currently putting together a presentation for the speeches I have
> up on ReactOS. If a rule was put in place where we could only commit
> OpenDocument files, I would simply not put it into the repository and
> instead share it with anyone who wanted it via email.
> This isn't because I'm being awkward, it's because I have no time or
> interest to learn a new office suite .... and I certainly don't want to
> install oo.o on my machine.
> I suppose it's this attitude which keeps MS Office up as a monopoly, which
> now make me realise why they don't want to support OpenDocument.
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