[Libreoffice] minutes of tech. steering call ...

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Fri Oct 21 01:11:29 PDT 2011

On 10/21/2011 02:06 AM, Kevin Hunter wrote:
> At 4:52pm -0400 Thu, 20 Oct 2011, Michael Meeks wrote:
>> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/LibreOffice4
>> + getting stuck into Windows / mingw build etc.
>  From the wiki page, one of the concerns is "binary incompatibility". I
> assume this is in reference to extensions?
> Question: is there merit to moving toward an enforced sub-process model
> for extensions? My first thought is that this would do a couple of things:
> 5. That API definition will be a *lot* of work, but hopefully somewhat
> thought out already through only a mild reengineering of the current
> binary API.

The UNO API is already there.  Or what do you mean?

> The upside is that if we're talking a major version change, /now/ would
> be the time to do this.

A downside is that you would still need to maintain (and build!) the UNO 
runtime for the MSVC ABI.


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