[Libreoffice] making binfilter aka StarOffice FileFormat read-only

Kálmán „KAMI” Szalai kami911 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 14:39:43 PST 2011

I think if it is working well we should leave it as-is.


2011-01-13 12:52 keltezéssel, Michael Meeks írta:
> Hi Pierre,
> On Sat, 2011-01-08 at 00:15 +0100, Pierre-André Jacquod wrote:
>>>> The filter, despite write is not usable (no export). ...
>>>> So ideally could it be: not export, READONLY and pop-up ?? :- /
>>> I'd still prefer not to set the read-only flag if possible, it is a
>> After playing a bit, I agree, and I think it will be possible to handle
>> that in a proper way.
>> Just stupid question: should a warning pop-up really be set ?
> 	Not if it causes some an ugly nastiness :-)
>> Finally, making the binfilter import only (i.e without export / write
>> functionality) is a shared property of ALL file formats which (would not
>> have) / have not the EXPORT flag set. Nothing to do with legacy or not...
> 	True.
>> I found a place to put such a pop-up (but I think this is quite a dirty
>> place):
> 	:-)
> 	Personally, I think we can avoid this. Anyone expecting to save in this
> ten+ year old, shocking format is deranged anyway, so there is not much
> we can do to help them with dialogs I suspect :-)
> 	So - if we drop that; where are we at ? :-) If we can load the file,
> edit it, and hit 'save as' (without having to click the "get me out of !
> #$#$%#%ing read-only-mode" button) I'm thrilled, lets merge it and start
> write specific ripping junk out of the binfilter code :-)
> 	Thanks !
> 		Michael.


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