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LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org drift apart

Sep 08, 2011, 18:00 (2 Talkback[s])

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"In light of the several million lines of source code by which the two products now differ, he says users should not assume that code committed to Apache OpenOffice.org will "inevitably and automatically appear in LibreOffice". "Instead I suspect we will end up cherry-picking and porting only those things that justify the effort, as/when/if there is any such thing," added Meeks.

OpenOffice.org Logo Meeks says that LibreOffice developers have removed some 526,000 lines of OpenOffice.org code and added approximately 290,000 new lines, including a filter for Lotus Word Pro, VBA improvements, a new RTF filter and gtk3 code

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