On Monday 20 June 2011 01:38:41 Timothy Pearson wrote: > > I think there is no other general-purpose word processor for KDE3 other > > than KWord. > > It is unique in its class. I have Scribus, Lyx, TexMaker, PDF Editor in > > KDE:KDE3 > > but they all implement different functionality and less closely integrated > > with KDE. > > This is completely subjective. I would argue that OpenOffice.org is > unmatched for the way it blends in to TDE and reads/writes all the major > document formats nearly flawlessly. We were talking about KDE:KDE3 repository. As I said if KOffice removed there is no reason to include any other KDE3 word processor in Trinity because all of those apps are inferior. > >> > Even more, if KOfiice is removed then there is no reason why other > >> Trinity > >> > components should > >> > not be removed as well by the same logic (AmaroK, Kaffeine, even > >> > Konqueror). > >> > >> No. Some of the koffice components have direct and better replacements, > >> such as kword. > > > > This is completely subjective. One can argue that Amarok 1.4 has > > better replacements Amarok 2 and Clementine. It can be argued that > > Konqueror can be replaced with Rekonq and Dolphin etc. > > No, because in those cases the feature set did not include features that > were present in the original applications. Clementine is a direct continuation of Amarok. And in any way, as I already said, it can be similarly argued that OpenOffice does not have all features of KOffice. > > It is also quite arguable whether say OOo Calc is better than KSpread: > > opening > > a spreadsheet in Calc can take minutes while in KSpread only one or > > two seconds. > > > >> > Concerning Open/Libre Office as you know it has only basic KDE3 > >> > integration which can > >> > be removed any moment. Libre Office team for example is currently > >> > discussing radical change > >> > of the user interface which may lead to removal of Qt3 styles support. > >> > >> LibreOffice is more than happy to accept TDE integration support. > > > > Re-implementing Qt3 support after the change may require huge effort while > > LibreOffice team is not commited to do it themselves. Do you feel capable > > to > > re-implement interface integration yourselves even if your patches will be > > happily accepted? > > Actually, yes! I have done it before with other apps and to be honest it > is not difficult at all. About what sort of integration do you speak now?