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Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?





On Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:01:09 -0400
Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@libertytrek.org> wrote:

> On 9/30/2014 10:41 AM, Sophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com> wrote:
> > What makes no sense for me is to refuse something without even
> > having a look at it.
>
> What am I refusing to look at? The complicated instructions?

I think the important point is that if it isn't part of the standard
setup, most ordinary people won't even go looking for a way to set up
multiple versions, they'll just assume it can't be done, or that it is
a complicated procedure. That is why it is so important that the
standard installer offers them a choice.

It is also worth noting that a lot of ordinary computer users will see
a set of instructions, and the moment it has more than two steps will
feel it is complicated, yet if the standard installer simply asks
yes/no type questions and does the grunt work, they'll be quite happy.

But for my money it is mostly about people being shown a way to do it
without looking for it, that will make them actually use it, whereas if
they have to go looking for it, they won't bother.

>
> Or are you saying that the installer already works as I described? If
> it does, fantastic! It would be huge, but it also was apparently never
> announced, otherwise I'd have started installing dev versions as soon
> as it was stable.
>


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[libreoffice-users] LibreOffice Still?NoOp <glgxg@sbcglobal.net>
[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?arakish <rmfrunyan@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?"\"J. Van Brimmer\"" <jerry.vb@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Florian Reisinger <florei@libreoffice.org>
[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?alphacrash <v837502@att.net>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Cor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Tom Davies <tomcecf@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@libertytrek.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Paul <paulsteyn1@afrihost.co.za>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Sophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Tom Davies <tomcecf@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@libertytrek.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Sophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Still?Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@libertytrek.org>
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