open office in another language?

Nelle Varoquaux nelle.varoquaux at
Tue Jan 10 16:53:23 EST 2012

On 10 January 2012 22:43, Sean Wolfe <ether.joe at> wrote:

> I'm a somewhat-satisfied user. I mean it works, but if
> it weren't in Java I'd be doing some of my own tweaking. But since
> it's in Java I stay away... no likey.

Small nitpick: (and LibreOffice) has in fact very little
java. The core of it is written in C++, so if you ever want to extend it
(unlikely), you won't be dealing with java code.

Has there been any talk of doing another similar office suite, or
> maybe just writer + spreadsheet, in a better language eg python? I
> expect it's a huge undertaking but ... thought I'd ask around at
> least.

> --
> A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write,
> if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
> - Abraham Maslow
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