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On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Jay Lozier <> wrote:

On 11/03/2012 05:14 PM, VA wrote:

Okay, I'll betray my ignorance. What would be the difference or advantage
of running a 64 bit LibO vs. a 32 bit LibO?


IMHO, the practical difference is nil for a typical office use. Some large
databases will require 64 bit because 32 bit is limited to 4 GB.

-----Original Message----- From: James Knott
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2012 4:53 PM
To: LibreOffice
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Win64: Scribus too... :-)

rost52 wrote:

How many LibO user are having wn64 machines? Or better what is the
percentage of win64 users in the LibO community?

I'm a Linux user, 64 bits of course, but I have one, 1, count 'em, one
computer that has 64 bit Windows 7 on it.  Then again, there have been
64 bit versions of Linux going back 17 - 18 years and I was running 64
bit Linux for over 5 years, before I had 64 bit Windows.

Jay Lozier

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Since Libreoffice is a Office product . I don't believe you will see a big
differential in performance as a user . From a programmer view , you can
take advantage of the cpu cycles and memory usage with a 64bit system.

Masekela Walls
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