[rescue] Re: G5 case

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Jun 25 14:09:42 CDT 2003

On Wednesday 25 June 2003 14:38, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> I'll admit there's times I've pondered the Crossover approach when
> fighting a particularly intractable quirk of OpenOffice.  Bad, bloated
> and buggy as MS Office is, sometimes I think OpenOffice is worse, and oh
> GODS of CHAOS, is it *SLOW*.  (The big drawback of writing it in Java.)


The problem of openoffice is

1) it re-implements functionality allready available on every OS
2) it's 1 big binary, including every needed and needless piece of bloat.

1 plus-point: OpenOffice.Borg 1.1 will be more modular. And faster.

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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