Save as formats explored

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at
Fri Nov 8 10:13:54 PST 2013

On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 8:43 AM, jonathon <toki.kantoor at> wrote:
> On 11/07/2013 07:20 PM, Bryan Quigley wrote:
>> 1.  Remove all of the " 1.0" file formats.
>> More importantly I don't see any use case for this file format anymore.  Is anyone still exporting to it / or know anyone who is?
> Legacy documents: The organization might not use the specific file
> format anymore, but they do have them in their archives.
> That said, if there is a _maintained_ user installable extension that
> enables LibO to read/write/edit those file formats, then eliminating
> them from the standard lineup should be acceptable to all.
> Caveat: Once upon a time, one of the features was that support for
> legacy documents was built in.  By migrating file format input/output to
> extensions, third parties might not accept that legacy file formats are
> still supported.
>> 2.  Change one of these names to be consistent:
>> Either:  OpenDocument Text (odt) or Flat ODF Text Document (fodt)
> Two different document types.

yes... but the issue is the inconsistent naming
OpenDocument for one and ODF for the other... when the only difference
is Flat or not-flat


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