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From Peter Junge <peter.ju...@gmx.org>
Subject Re: Reading and Exporting spreadsheets--another commentary
Date Tue, 07 Jan 2014 05:00:55 GMT
Me, beside others. What's your problem?

Best regards,
Peter

On 07/01/14 12:53, Think wrote:
> Who is the moderator of this list?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Brenda Hart Neihouse
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir [mailto:rabastus@gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 06, 2014 11:46 PM
> To: users@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Reading and Exporting spreadsheets--another commentary
>
>> On Jan 6, 2014, at 10:42 PM, Greg Madden <gomadtroll@gci.net> wrote:
>>
>>> On Monday 06 January 2014 18:28:15 you wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Anthony J. Rudgers
>>>
>>> <anthonyrudgers@att.net> wrote:
>>>> Greetings All,
>>>>
>>>> Here's (imho) another example of the symptoms of the coding flaws
>>>> inherent in the present OOo software suite.  You do something
>>>> according to one set of seemingly-valid protocols & get one result
>>>> (or, perhaps, non-result), & then you do it according to another
>>>> set of also-valid protocols, & get an entirely different result (or
>>>> non-result).   This, at least to me, would indicate that there are
>>>> instances of differing, &, consequently, inconsistent, coding
>>>> within OOo.  I've experienced a similar inconsistency in OOo code
>>>> in another area.
>>>>
>>>> I submit this query.  Do proponents of OOo software, want to deal
>>>> w/ & correct such problems, deny they exist, ignore them & "move
>>>> on" (as embodied in the posting: "I'm tired of this thread, can't
>>>> we talk about something else?"), throw up their hands & say that
>>>> such inherent problems are just "a fact of life--so live w/ them,"
>>>> or, simply, verbally abuse & belittle the OOo users who point them
>>>> out to this "community"?
>>> So I take it that you have completely diagnosed the problem and
>>> determined that it is a bug in OpenOffice and not a configuration
>>> issue in Cygwin.  Wow, that was fast!  Maybe now that you've
>>> troubleshooted and debugged the issue you would be so kind as to
>>> submit a patch to fix it?  Or write up a report in Bugzilla detailing
>>> how you reproduced the problem and showed that it was an OpenOffice
>>> issue?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> -Rob
>> Rob, just a reminder, these type of comments are best left alone. It is
>> to hard to determine if they are just trolls disrupting legitimate
>> users time and resources or merely clueless users frustrated by their
>> lack of knowledge. Either way..ignore..imho
>>
> I'm merely pointing the constructive ways to deal with user problems.
> Our productive choices are:
>
> 1. Answer questions about functionality
>
> 2.  Confirm known problems and offer workarounds
>
> 3. Help troubleshoot new issues
>
> 4. Once issues are confirmed entering them into Bugzilla
>
> 5. Fixing issues
>
> At no time is complaining a productive use of this list, especially
> for a new issue, just reported, when it is not clear it is even an
> OpenOffice issue.
>
> So let's get back to the the intended purpose of the list, which is to
> support users of OpenOffice.   As users have made clear, they are
> frustrated when this list is used as a general discussion/gripe list.
>
> -Rob
>
>
>> I thank you for your contributiions to AOO.
>>
>> I have been using OpenOffice for quite some time without issues.. ( not
>> helpfull to those with issues..I lnow)...or only one.. when Libreoffice
>> became the default for Linux, not LO bashing, just AOO works better
>> here.
>>
>> --
>> Peace,
>>
>> Greg
>>
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