Hi (Formats supported by LibreOffice).

Mike Kaganski mikekaganski at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 23 06:21:04 UTC 2022

On 23.03.2022 9:18, A wrote:
> On Wednesday, 23 March 2022, Mike Kaganski <mikekaganski at hotmail.com 
> <mailto:mikekaganski at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 23.03.2022 8:23, Amit Amit wrote:
>         I was thinking that why does LibreOffice support document
>         formats other than that of Microsoft Office?
>         Windows run on around 90% of personal computers in this world.
>     In your message, you downgraded LibreOffice project into:
>     1. "Let us create something to attract users";
>     2. "Let us implement others' ideas".
> If it is not ethical towards MS then why is LibreOffice developing MS 
> Office compatible software at all?

LibreOffice is not "MS Office compatible software". It is able to import 
and export MS Office formats, as well as many other formats; but it 
doesn't rely on MS architectural decisions, and maps the data in those 
external formats onto its own architecture and feature set.

Best regards,
Mike Kaganski

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