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On Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:25:12 +0200
"Charles-H. Schulz" <> wrote:

As for which version: they are your neighbours?  They do not stream
financial data in real time in and out of their office suite? They
don't do the accounting nor the legal documents management of a
fortune 500 company? 

What do those question s have to do with choosing a version of LO????

Everything actually. My point is this: if your neighbours will be
using their office suite doing what 80% of users do then they might
as well choose Fresh. If they are running businesses they might want
to go for the Still branch.

Equally, I feel it could read "if they will be using their office suite
doing what 80% of users do then they might as well choose Still. If
they find that something is missing, then they might want to go for the
the Fresh branch."

The big debate recently has been over exactly this issue. A lot of
people on this list (myself included) have expressed the opinion that it
is best in this sort of circumstance to go for Still, but Charles is
among those that feel that it is best to go for Fresh. The majority
opinion on *this* list seems to be to go for Still, but Charles reports
from elsewhere that the majority opinion he has received is that Fresh
is better.

Ultimately it is a choice between Fresh, which has newer features but
also a higher chance of bugs, and Still, which has fewer features but
likely also fewer bugs. How many new features, how important the
features are, how many more bugs, and how serious those bugs are is not
always so clear

You must choose, based on what you think your neighbours will value
most, and on how you feel about probably having to support their


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