tdf#140286 - CALC formula =INFO("OSVERSION") gives wrong output

Leyan Ouyang at
Thu Jan 13 23:24:38 UTC 2022

On 1/13/22 17:27, Wols Lists wrote:
> On 13/01/2022 15:57, Kohei Yoshida wrote:
>> On 13.01.2022 10:38, Chris Sherlock wrote:
>>> That’s my take also. But apparently, it isn’t important on Linux so we
>>> shouldn’t change it. Because no-one uses Excel on Linux, therefore
>>> they would never use this function if they use Linux.
>> I wasn't there obviously so I don't know the nuance of the 
>> discussion. But the fact that nobody uses Excel on Linux means we 
>> have a bit of freedom to decide what to return there since we are not 
>> bound by the compatibility concerns, rather than just declaring "we 
>> shouldn't change it".  That'd be my take.
>> Of course, I don't have a skin in the game, so I'll leave the final 
>> decision to whoever is more appropriate.
> I remember hearing somewhere there is an official port of Excel for 
> linux (and I used to run it under Wine), so some people do.
> Although whether the "official port" is Office 365 running in the 
> browser I don't know. Maybe I should try it, I do have a subscription 
> :-( See what it returns.
I just tried it, it is not recognized in the online version. This is 
mentioned in the documentation as well: "*Note: *The INFO function is 
not available in Excel Web App." 
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