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Le 2011-01-10 15:47, Johannes Bausch a écrit :
I think LibreOffice could sell very well if it would not communicate
"we're like MS Office, but not as good as them". That's what
OpenOffice always did (and does). Compatibility is important when it
comes to the file format, but not when it comes to the program itself.
You can open psd files with gimp, but still gimp does not look and
feel like photoshop (ok I know it's not 100% compatible but I think
you get my point).
Just my opinion.

Hi Johannes:

Yes, you have a great point. IMO the attitude we should have is that we are just the best suite around and people will want to imitate us. There is no looking back but just looking forward. We will make a suite with interoperable formats but our ODF will be the format that is used by our community and once people try it, they will simply discover what we know, it is simply the best suite and format combination to use.

Through all of this we just need to show conviction and people will feel it. :-)



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