[Libreoffice-qa] Whiteboard Consistency

Jay Philips philipz85 at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 14 06:38:06 PDT 2014

Hi Miklos,

I mis-wrote in my last email, as i only do writer bug triaging, so
luckily ww8 hasnt been used to mislead anyone. :)

Jay Philips

On 07/14/2014 12:44 PM, Miklos Vajna wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 01:58:56AM +0400, Jay Philips <philipz85 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I have been using ww8 to cover all the doc/xls/etc. as i saw Stahl use
>> it in one of his comments. I saw Joren using odf, so i've been using
>> that sometimes. I dont see much benefit in breaking odf down into
>> individual odf extensions as we can already limit queries by application.
> WW8 is just "WinWord 8", i.e. what Microsoft calls [MS-DOC], using ww8
> to refer to xls/ppt is misleading.
> Maybe just use the extension for all the cases? That's easy to
> understand for everyone, unlike WW8, OOXML, ODF, and others.
> BTW, Joel: I have no problem with whiteboard renames, though if you
> could please:
> 1) Send a mail to this list when you did rename them and
> 2) Do it with a script, so for the casual developer the rename is more
> or less atomic
> That would be excellent and make our lives much easier. :-)
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