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even though there were some improvements regarding gtk-integration in LO 3.4
there are still some issues like the flickering you mentioned. Are there any
plans to rewrite LO in gtk or QT as part of the UI redesign? At least in my
opinion that would be a huge improvement, make LO look far more professional
and would probably make coding the new UI easier.
How I understand it, LO is based on a "UI framework" that isn't native on
any system and has to be extended for each OS, right? Wouldn't it also
reduce coding work by simply delivering LO on Windows bundeled with gtk like
The Gimp?
What do you think?

You're correct, LibreOffice is based on something custom called VCL
and the only programs that use it are LibO, Ooo, and to a lesser
amount Symphony (which is based on Ooo). It has to be extended for
each other UI toolkit it is supposed to mimic.
Sadly, switching is not as easy as bundling GTK/Qt, else it would have
surely been done already. When there is so much UI to be taken care of
as in the case of LibO this would probably equal a complete rewrite of
LibO. While in the long run this may be worthwhile, it would mean
developers wouldn't do much besides rewriting everything in the next
few years.
It also means that instead of starting LibreOffice, the Document
Foundation would have been better spent its time and energy on
developing Koffice or Abiword/Gnumeric and brought these programs to a
state in which they could compete against and Microsoft


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