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From Rory O'Farrell <>
Subject Re: Not happy with the Google results
Date Fri, 11 May 2012 12:41:09 GMT
On Fri, 11 May 2012 08:34:54 -0400
"Rod Lockwood" <> wrote:

> I wanted to find where to get technical support on a question so I started  
> to Google it. Then I decided to just see if the answer was available  
> already so I tried that first. What I found out was very disappointing and  
> discouraging.
> I do not want to be involved in or listen to a war.
> I had Oracle OpenOffice installed. I installed LibreOffice after Oracle  
> quit supporting OpenOffice. Now I downloaded and installed Apache  
> OpenOffice into the OpenOffice folder effectively upgrading OpenOffice.  
> However, it is using the old settings, and worse, the old template folder  
> and history list.
> Now I would like to import or merge the LibreOffice settings etc. into  
> OpenOffice and make everything one again.
> But instead what do I find? What seems to be a war. A stupid,  
> inconvenient, unnecessary dispute between LibreOffice and OpenOffice. I  
> have no patience with this nonsense. I do not care about the details. As  
> far as I am concerned there should not be two programs still.  I want a  
> resolution soon, so I can go on with my projects without any decision as  
> to which of the two office suites is better or whatever the argument is.  
> Until then I am not going into a forum where I ask how to import/merge  
> LibreOffice with the Apache OpenOffice and receive whining about  
> incompatibility, loss of features and a lot of other things that I don’t  
> care about. I realize it may not be as bad as it seems, but I am reluctant  
> to post in the forum anyway.
> As  far as I am concerned Apache should have made sure all of the good  
> features that are in LibreOffice would be in OpenOffice. LibreOffice  
> developers and users should have expected that once OpenOffice was being  
> continued and supported LibreOffice would no longer be needed and any  
> developers should have been helping to develop OpenOffice.
> Until AOO 3.5 comes out I guess I will continue to use LibreOffice.

If you had a question or a stated problem we would try to answer it.

Rory O'Farrell <>

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