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Hi Alexander,

My remarks below are tagged  as [... -- jl]

A few words appear in FULL CAPS for emphasis.

-----Original Message-----
From: Alexander Y Lee <>
Sent: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 6:59
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Dear Libre Office team

I am Libre office user on Mac OS. Above all, I really appreciate to you guys' adventure and 
entrepreneurship to develop this kind of useful Open source software that is extremely helpful for 
Mac OS user.

[For the record it's also good for Windows and Linux users. -- jl]
Documents written through MS office are always the source of problem to handle based on Mac OS. 
However, after I used your S/W, then it became much easier and I can get rid of burden regarding 
those stuff. 
The reason why I write this letter is to ask you about the security of this software, I think since 
it is open source, so I am worrying about the security and possibility of being attacked by hacker 
and virus. 

[You are displaying a misunderstanding of how the open source paradigm works. Yes, you can create a 
rogue version of the software for your PERSONAL use and you can ATTEMPT to entice others to 
download that version through YOUR OWN distribution network but to get your ROGUE code into the 
OFFICIAL distribution channel require that you get it past many critics. MALICIOUS code won't 
survive that review process. -- jl]

I am very sensitive toward security and I do not want my documents sent to the hacker later. Can I 
make myself easy about the concern? 

[Yes. -- jl]
And, does this software work independently  like MS office and is it Off-line program? 

[Yes. -- jl]

or Does it work through cloud service system, API, and Online based system?

[There is an API available for those who CHOOSE to use it. As for a cloud service, I'm not sure 
whether such is an available OPTION. It most certainly is NOT an Online BASED system. -- jl]
I wish you will not misunderstand my message, I just want to confirm the structure of the program 
regarding security that is my priority concern. And, separated from my question, I sincerely 
respect your effort.
Hope to receive your reply. 
Thanks for your development.
Best wishes,

(User, not developer)

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