[Libreoffice] web based libre office
charles.schulz at documentfoundation.org
Thu Jan 27 03:55:57 PST 2011
Indeed, a first step would be an extension that could store documents
on Dropbox and Ubuntu One... what do others think?
Le Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:32:48 +0700,
Samphan Raruenrom <samphan at osdev.co.th> a écrit :
> Another idea for a shorter-term solution for this is, instead of
> web-based LibO, someone make a synchronization software that relay
> changes between off-line ODF and online Google Docs, a la Google
> Cloud Connect for MS Office.
> Working with Google Docs is somewhat painful because it still lacks
> many familiar features. An ideal solution would be to use a fat
> client that store the ODF in the cloud. Many users can use the fat
> client to edit the document at the same time while the
> synchronization software relay the changes made by different users.
> Google Docs would be nice as the cloud storage except that ODF lost a
> lot of formatting when convert to Google Docs.
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 10:03 PM, Michael Meeks
> <michael.meeks at novell.com>wrote:
> > Hi Ged,
> > On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 15:06 +0100, Ged Wed wrote:
> > > whats the support for doing a web based open office ?
> > > Ajax based with a restful JSON or XML model.
> > Well, it is not an impossibly bad idea :-)
> > > I am asking because this seems like such a good move.
> > > Libre Office would then have a very compelling solution that
> > > neither google Docs or MS Office can really compete against.
> > Riight; except they are already in the market place - which
> > makes us at
> > least two years away from there, even if we had a product now :-)
> > > - what is important is that both the fat client and the thin
> > > client are both adapted towards the client / server model
> > > together. This makes both version easy to maintain, change
> > > control, testing etc
> > Well - since we have a fat client; I would personally focus
> > on two things:
> > a) feature parity between fat and web client
> > + no-one else does this.
> > + fat client for off-line, web for (who? ;-)
> > b) abandon hope of off-line web editing: that's why you have
> > the fat client right ? :-)
> > which means, we have to re-use the fat client on the web
> > server; that
> > means all sorts of good things: we need to make it smaller, more
> > reliable, faster to start, etc. etc.
> > and it also makes some things a lot easier; IMHO doing remote
> > rendering
> > by cutting at VCL and proxying rendering (wherever possible) to a
> > remote canvas, -might- work in semi-linear time.
> > I'm thinking a re-hash of:
> > http://blogs.gnome.org/alexl/2010/11/23/gtk3-vs-html5/
> > Though of course VCL's rendering APIs are (now)
> > substantially less pleasant than gtk+'s.
> > HTH,
> > Michael.
> > --
> > michael.meeks at novell.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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