03 Oct

Power corrupts in proportion to its disequilibria

[Final Update: This post got a lot of notice, but I also had a follow up post that received less notice here that should be read for full perspective before commenting on this one now.]

If you are like me, you prefer LibreOffice over (Apache) OpenOffice because (1) It has a better open source license. (2) It has more community support. (3) It is more rapidly developing and releasing updates.

But at the same time, when I try to use them in a hard-core power user work environment, ideals go out the window and I use what works to keep my job.  My employer briefly flirted with OpenOffice around 2005, and supposedly it was really bad experiment, but I wasn’t there at the time.  So sadly, no one here contemplates a change from MS Office.  Take an example spreadsheet I use. It is very complex to the point…

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Posted by on 03/10/2012 in Fun


2 responses to “

  1. Michael Meeks (@michael_meeks)

    03/10/2012 at 09:30

    From the filed bug being correctly categorised to having a fix was a matter of an hour or two, though of course we need to wait a month until the next release to get it to our users:

    • Alejandro

      03/10/2012 at 09:35

      so this is fixed? I’m using LibreOffice on a Mac and I haven’t checked this yet.
      Thanks for the info though!


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