Re: Recommended office suite?

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 2:08 AM, Mattias Eriksson <snaggen gmail com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that the Gnome Ubuntu flavor will not ship libreoffice, but
> instead only ship Abiword and Gnumeric. I was surprised by this, since I
> think libreoffice is the best office suite for linux and it has quite good
> gnome integration. The motivation for this is that they want to provide a
> pure gnome experience, and these applications are referenced in the
> gnome-app module set. However, I haven't seen any talk about Abiword and
> Gnumeric on the gnome mailinglists or on for quite a while
> (I actually was under the impression that these projects had been
> abandoned). I'm also under the impression that there are a lot of support
> for LibreOffice in the Gnome community, and I was told that "Documents" has
> a dependency on it (causing Documents not to be included in the Gnome Ubuntu
> flavor).
> So my question is: What is the recommended office suite for a pure gnome
> experience? What has been talked about for the up coming Gnome OS?

LibreOffice is the supported and recommended office suite for GNOME.
It works and is supported by most of the same developers as GNOME;
there's no reason to create our own.

> //Snaggen
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