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On 03/22/2012 01:39 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
Hi :)

This is getting really tiresome. The argument that no-one should change until the entire world changes is more likely to dissuade anyone from trying LO. The rest of the project is working hard at getting LO out there as a higher priority and then the format switch will happen when people find the ODF formats are better.
E-letter please can you stop bullying new people and driving them away with your copy&pasted rants?
Regards from
Tom :)
+1 - There are many reasons people want/need to use LO or OOo over MSO and we should be helping users solve their interoperability problems.

--- On Thu, 22/3/12, e-letter<>  wrote:

From: e-letter<>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] saving as docx crashes libreoffice 3.5.1 on windows 7
Date: Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 14:19

On 21/03/2012, Jon Rubin<>  wrote:
bangs head against wall.
I'm in academia, they aren't going to buy me a copy of MS to use at home. I
don't want to buy one.
Either change the source documents to odf to facilitate use of LO, or
buy m$. You will never achieve perfect compatibility between odf and

Who benefits?
Bangs head again.
*I* benefit, if LO can open and save docx with no probllems so that it is
ODF does not. You would benefit better when abiword, kwrite, LO, AOO,
etc. can open and save odf without error.

I normally ignore this kind of trolling, but as you rightly guessed, I've
wasted several hours trying to get this to work and my patience is spent.

That's what it's all about: costs against benefits

Jay Lozier

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