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On 09/24/2012 11:15 AM, Mirosław Zalewski wrote:
On 24/09/2012 at 16:48, "webmaster-Kracked_P_P" <>

  We need to keep it with the
needed options for the 90% "average" users and not for those that are in
the last 10% or even those in the last 1% or less users that do so
complex work that the "average" user could not figure out why this is
being done or even how to do such a thing even with the needed
I totally disagree.

If user is unable to do something he wants with open documentation, then this
is documentation fault. It should be fixed (made clear, verbose, use
screenshots or anything), not feature should be disabled.

There are many ways to speed up opening of programs. Some features may be
delayed or loaded on request. Application can be modularized - core features
are loaded by default, other are loaded only if user wants them (take a look
at LaTeX, GNU R, Miranda (instant messenger), even Mozilla Firefox to some

*Removing* features is total no-go, because it will drive away these users who
need them. And I don't think that LO is application only for 90% of it's
current users.

I was thinking about the very complex things, or at least very complex for most users I know, that even is hard to figure out with the "official MSO" documentation books that takes months and years of working with it to get it to work properly most times you want to those options. I know a few people that are "consultants" that do the things that most business users do not have the time or skills to learn how to do these complex options that they insist that they need, even though they really do not.

I have seen how much it costs to bring in the "consultants" and if the business use would do some extra steps himself/herself in their work cycle, then they would not need those complex options. Most times the extra man-hours per year cost less than the "consultant fees" each year.

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