Personally, I would do the following for Windows XP through Win7. I do
not work with 8 or 8.1.
Install 4.2.6. When 4.2.7 comes out, you might want to update to that
one, but it is not really needed.
Once 4.3.x gets to 4.3.3 or 4.3.4, then go to the 4.3.x line - if
wanted. I may or may not be going to 4.3.x earlier than 4.3.3, but that
is my choice and it differs from others.
Yes, the question really is "what are your neighbors' needs" and yours
For now, personally, try 4.3.6 on the Windows their XP systems.
I still have a few of them left in my home/office. The others are
Win7/home and various Linux systems. I am typing this from my main
desktop that runs Linux Mint 16 with MATE desktop environment. My needs
and wants "require" me to use Linux - Mint 16 for now - for my main
"production" system. I do use a Win7 laptop for my secondary system,
with a Linux boot partition to deal with any Linux-only "needs".
So the long and the short of this - - What do your neighbors want and
need from their system and their Office suite? In my personal opinion
LibreOffice 4.2.6 will start a new user out just fine.
I have not updated my systems from 4.2.5 yet - too much other things to
do - but I will when I have tome
Tim Lungstrom - New York State, USA
Installing LibreOffice on people systems since the "3.3.x days".
Stopped using MS Office at their 2003 version and never looked back.
On 08/07/2014 04:11 AM, Charles-H. Schulz wrote:
Le 07.08.2014 10:05, Tom Davies a écrit :
With all due respect Charles it is not your reputation on the line
here. It's Pikov's.
I realize it is important for Pikov to do the right thing - don't get
me wrong. Hence my questions earlier: what are his neighbours' needs?
Are they very complex?
Perhaps he can try the Fresh line and see for himself?
Also you are seldom here, on this mailing list, to directly help
users. It's left to those of us who are here day in and day out. Our
experience points to it being wiser to give new users the "still"
versions that have had bug-patches applied rather than fresh ones with
I know you need to get more people doing bug-testing for you but lets
not do it at the expense of Pikov or others in a similar position.
My bet is exactly this: that the choice won't be made on anybody's
expense. But let's hear what Pikov has to say.
On 7 August 2014 08:59, Charles-H. Schulz
Le 07.08.2014 09:54, Tom Davies a écrit :
(to James's suggestion.)
I think most people on this mailing list would probably agree
That is your own wild call and your own opinion. I don't agree with
you. Many people don't agree with you. Stop saying somebody should
get the version you like.
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