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Am 02.03.2012 01:49, Dag Wieers wrote:
Why are you so defensive ?

Open Source thrives on people that are interested in a certain subject,
and one of those subjects could be improving the PPT import and export
filters. Even if you personally are not affected by such improvements,
why would you go against any such progress ? Why can users that
experience a problem not report this to the benefit for those who would
like to see this fixed ?

Why are you concerned with what other people are willing to spend their
free time (or maybe even paid time) on ?

It's one thing to have a personal preference over what *other* people
do, it's a completely different subject if one is being condescending to
users who have different expectations or use-cases than yourself.

OK, can open source make my car fly and swim if I only wish hard enough?
There are limitations in software development just like there are limitations in the physical technology. MS has the big truck and refuses to carry the comparatively small ODF payload. Instead they do nothing and watch how "we" spend a lot of time struggling with their huge payload on a comparatively small truck. Finally, LibreOffice 5 will be an alternative OOXML suite with ODF as legacy file format to be dropped in version 6.

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