open office in another language?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Fri Jan 13 11:52:29 EST 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 18:46, Nelle Varoquaux > Once again, a
nitpick. Apache did not get the LibreOffice project, but the
> project from Oracle. LibreOffice is a fork of openoffice and
> a foundation independant from Apache. Work has been done to simplify the
> code, but I wouldn't say it is much better: they can do a limited amount of
> job with a limited amount of developpers (mostly old OOo devs). So yes,
> there are less comments written in german than there used to, but it is
> still a very old, buggy code in which changing a line causes lots of pain.

Sorry, you are correct. Apache did refactor OOo in order to integrate
it with Apache coding practices. LO is, however, heavily refactored
from what I understand. Note that this may all be heresy, I've not
looked at the code of either!

Dotan Cohen

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