Adding the browser to Libreoffice
Yi Fan Jiang
yfjiang at suse.com
Thu Nov 8 23:05:49 PST 2012
Unfortunately my first response is NO.
The development might be for fun, but I didn't see a persuasive
reason of why we need one browser in a office suite. IMHO, in that case
we seem not to improve foreseeable usability, functionality or productivity
to the suite, will we?
Instead, in an other way, I'd rather to put such an effort in improving
Libreoffice by put it into a browser, while obviously it is another thing to
>>> "Randolph D." <rdohm321 at gmail.com> 11/09/12 5:05 AM >>>
after some talks with some board members, the request rised to include more members and developers in the idea of adding a browser to Libreoffice.
We know this needs time and work, but would not be impossible to add it to the installer and create a place to be for it, and see, how the community reacts to it and requests more interaction. This security orientated webkit browser would be a good codebasis for that: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dooble/
Any pro or cons from anyone? No person in the office works today without the internet, the consequence is, an office suite needs or could provide an open source browser. Anyone interested to test or join the idea or recommendations for the steps to plan?
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