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From Ross Dawson <>
Subject Re: Is there a windows 7 64 bit version.
Date Sun, 03 Jun 2012 21:53:47 GMT
On Sun, 03 Jun 2012 11:10:59 +0200, you wrote:

>Le 03/06/12 10:37, Andrea Pescetti a écrit :
>> No, but the standard Windows version (which is 32-bit) will work
>> perfectly on 64-bit Windows too, and the common opinion is that a
>> dedicated 64-bit version would not give any significant advantages in
>> this case.
>In that case, the common opinion completely ignores the ongoing 64bit
>driver and framework developments that are occurring on other projects
>and which OOo uses/requires for some of its functionality, e.g. Java,
>ODBC support, etc.
>Try explaining to users the logic of having to install a 32bit JRE when
>they have a 64bit system, or telling them that they have to use 32bit
>ODBC drivers instead of 64bit ones, and then see how they react.
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Yes I'm afraid that if 32 bits is all that is ever going to be then
future compatibility with Microsoft office and other packages will
inevitably suffer.

Lets hope for a change in thinking here.

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