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2013/6/8 Jean-Francois Nifenecker <>:

jumping in the bandwaggon..

Le 08/06/2013 18:33, Jay Lozier a écrit :

I think there is a basic agreement that at least 25% of the features in
MSO could be eliminated and no one would notice. I would not be
surprised if LO and AOO could eliminate about 20% of the features
without anyone noticing. I am suggesting any features be eliminated just
that all office suites could probably go on a feature diet and actually
improve their products. Just that some need a more rigorous diet than

An idea I've been having for 20+ years now is: how about an office
automation tool (wordprocessor, spreadsheet, whatever) that would come with
the bare minimal features (define: bare minimal) and could be "enhanced" by
adding features through a plugin system à la LibreOffice extensions?

This way, anyone could tailor the software to their exact needs and the
tools devs would focus on dedicated areas to add features.

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

I can see a few problems with that, but I still agree it could be a good idea.
I'm also not sure how easy it would be for the developers to achieve this.
It should be easy to find and install the plug-ins without leaving the
program, I think.

Johnny Rosenberg

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