Remove ActiveX from LibreOffice
chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 20:31:38 PST 2015
P.S. given that LO is crashing due to the ActiveX control borking, that bug
still needs troubleshooting.
Mark, can you provide us with a backtrace when soffice dies, then add it to
the TDF bug report?
On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 3:17 PM, Chris Sherlock <chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com>
> Unless I'm much mistaken, the ActiveX control does almost exactly the same
> thing that the browser plugin did for Netscape.
> Given that in Edge Microsoft will not be supporting ActiveX plugins any
> more, isn't the justification for removing the ActiveX control the same as
> for remove the NSAPI plugin?
> Incidentally, in the bug references, if I had to hazard a guess, the ocx
> needs to be registered manually.
> On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 3:13 AM, Thorsten Behrens <
> thb at documentfoundation.org> wrote:
>> Mark Hung wrote:
>> > A valid use case is to read the uploaded documents on SharePoint server
>> > intranet.
>> > Eventually it obsoletes, but I prefer to consider this when facing some
>> > directly related event.
>> > ( i.e EOL of Windows7, new toolchain ceasing ActiveX support, or
>> > issue which lacks of engineer resource ) .
>> Yeah. Unless this is not working anywhere anymore, let's keep it for
>> the while - seems it's useful at least in some cases. And the cost of
>> maintaining it is currently near zero, no?
>> -- Thorsten
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