From: Felmon Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, 14 February 2013, 18:20
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?
On Thu, 14 Feb 2013, IBBoard wrote:
Microsoft might not have control over it, but Dropbox will. For a business,
that is unacceptable - and rightly so, since it means important documents
go outside your perimeter. Instead they use a document management system
(like Sharepoint or Alfresco) that they install and manage centrally.
Unlike a wiki, a document management system gives full, normal document
management. Unlike a CMS it is all about documents, and unlike a LAN share
it does versioning and workflow.
Basically, Sharepoint is something for businesses. A normal user will never
I don't understand the relation between these propositions:
a) "Microsoft might not have control over it, but Dropbox will. For a
business, that is unacceptable..."
b) "Basically, Sharepoint is something for businesses."
is the point that it is better for a business that Microsoft hold
their documents than that Busybox does?
just seeking clarification.
(I have Busybox but don't use it for a number of reasons; I am not
acquainted enough with Sharepoint.)
On Feb 14, 2013 5:28 PM, "anne-ology" <email@example.com> wrote:
Content Management System ;-) ... LAN ;-) ... a wiki ;-) ???
as to these - I haven't a clue; I'll continue to stick with the
KISs method ;-)
But if we each sign up to use DropBox, we can each end up with 6Gb
of free space to use as we wish in sharing documents -
and MsFt does not have any control over this :-)
On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Tom Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahh, so is it a sort of Content Management System that can be used to
documents centrally, like putting them on a shared folder on a Lan so
everyone can work on the same file instead of each generating different
copies and then trying to compare all the different ones to incorporate
the different changes? Sort of like a wiki?
*From:* anne-ology <email@example.com>
*To:* Tom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
*Sent:* Thursday, 14 February 2013, 16:53
*Subject:* Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?
Just 'searched' and found this -
Seems somewhat silly since we could all benefit if we were to use
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 2:24 AM, Tom Davies <email@example.com>
Has anyone managed to get MS Sharepoint working with 4.0.0? Apparently
it's one of the features that are supposed to be in the 4.0.0 although
have no idea what SharePoint is nor why anyone would use it.
According to the comments under this article
Somewhere about 1/4 up from the bottom
"Алексей Бродкин • 6 days ago
It seems like some of highlighted options are missing from this
1. Unity/Global menu integration - at least I cannot see it in action
any toggle in setting
2. SharePoint integration. From here http://tekonorma.fr/WPblogTN/2...
learnt that to have this option one needs to instal a corresponding
from here http://extensions.libreoffice.... and you may see this link
leads to "This page does not seem to exist..." - seems like due to
issue plugin was removed."
Sure enough the link didn't work so i got to the Extensions site
way but a quick search to find "sharepoint" or "share point" didn't
any relevant Extensions.
Seek simplicity -- and distrust it. -- Alfred Whitehead
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