[PUSHED][3-5] Re: [REVIEW-3-5 3-5-3] default to Office 2007/2010 filters for export to ooxml

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Tue Apr 24 05:04:54 PDT 2012

On Tuesday 24 of April 2012, Michael Stahl wrote:
> On 24/04/12 12:14, Markus Mohrhard wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > [1] changes the order of our export filters so that by default the
> > Office 2007/2010 export filters will be used for xlsx, docx and pptx
> > export. Office 2007 can't deal with standard conform ooxml documents
> > so we should not default to them when exporting. This is a regression
> > in 3-5 related to some reordering of the filters between 3-4 and 3-5.
> so "Office 2007" and "Open XML" actually do different things? i have
> always wondered why the heck we have 2 of these but forgot to ask...

 "Office 2007" is the older ECMA standard of OpenXML, but in practice it's 
also workarounds to actually make it work as MSO expects.

> i'd say that since evidently there is no relevant software that we need
> to interoperate with that actually conforms with the "Open XML"
> standard, our filter for it is a proof of concept that is mainly of
> academic interest and agree that we should de-emphasize it in favor of
> actual interoperability with whatever actual Microsoft Office products
> produce and consume.
> > The patch should be safe and will only change the position in the
> > dialog and the order for the TypeDetection during export.
> > [1]
> > http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=f3d7d6ece96d74e55
> >dc92babfd12812dfe1a4793
> pushed to libreoffice-3-5.

 +1 for 3-5-3, one more needed.

 Lubos Lunak
 l.lunak at suse.cz

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