Remove ActiveX from LibreOffice
chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 01:19:18 PST 2016
Does this mean it’s no longer crashing?
> On 1 Jan 2016, at 3:31 PM, Chris Sherlock <chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 <mailto:chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 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 <mailto:thb at documentfoundation.org>> wrote:
> Mark Hung wrote:
> > A valid use case is to read the uploaded documents on SharePoint server in
> > 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 security
> > 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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