[Libreoffice] about the removing of binfilter

Kálmán „KAMI” Szalai kami911 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 22:19:36 PDT 2011


On 2011-05-31 10:46, Michael Meeks wrote:
> Come LibreOffice 4 the plan is to rip out the legacy staroffice binary
> formats import filter to avoid the maintenance burden, build time, and
> download size. If someone does the work to maintain it and/or turn it
> into an extension is up to them - there is no-one stopping that.
> Perhaps by whacking vcl, basic, svtools, framework, connectivity etc.
> and statically linking them into there we can make it much more self
> contained anyway. ATB, Michael. 
Whit this changes how many workhour, build time, download size can be
saved per release? I think we shouldn't drop any import filter for
compatibility reasons.


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