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From: Marc Paré <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thu, 17 February, 2011 6:30:34
Subject: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: Mozilla Thunderbird file warnings
Le 2011-02-16 20:06, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions a écrit :
For some reason some of the ODT files now open up within
Mozilla FireFox 3.6.13 for Ubuntu. Never did this before for
OOo. But it did for LibreOffice 3.3.0.x
That is a nice feature sometimes, while other times is can be a headache.
Yes, but imagine, all of these years, Thunderbird has been offering this default
for MSO. This seems to give the view that the .doc and .pdf files have
established the norm, when we should be pushing for support for conventions.
OpenDocument Format (ODF) support is crucial to our distro. We should try to get
support for the ODF formats from as many places as possible. It will only help
us. You can always remove these preferences if you like. Unfortunately, I don't
believe that Thunderbird (Mozilla) would want to remove the .doc and .pdf
formats from the default install, so we may as well push for ODF as well.
I think if you find one of those documents that opens in FireFox and
right-click, choose "Properties" then you can set the default program as
LibreOffice. Hopefully there is only 1 sub-set of OpenDocuments that have this
problem on your machine but if you find other documents opening in FireFox then
you might have to repeat this 2 or 3 more times to catch them all.
LibreOffice is not a distro it is a suite. Usually OpenSource projects of
anything like this size are distros and the unusual way TDF formed is more usual
amongst distros so it is easy to make the mistake. It is difficult to think of
a generic term that would cover Gimp, Firefox, Mozilla, the distros, small
libraries, large organisations but i guess "project" is about the most generic?
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