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Re: libreoffice: US Letter selected when A4 present in /etc/papersize

> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 02:14:07PM +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 02:12:03PM +0200, A Bug Reporter wrote:
>>> Yes, I have it installed. Your suggestions seem to have helped for
>>> which I thank you, but these things should work out of the box.
>> It *does*. I didn't have anything to configure here to get A4 after a
>> fresh install.
Just because _you_ didn't have to do anything doesn't mean it works 
everywhere. Please, get a clue.
> And note that libpaper-utils is recommended by libreoffice:
> http://packages.debian.org/en/squeeze-backports/libreoffice:
> rec: libpaper-utils
>      library for handling paper characteristics (utilities)
> and apt(itude) install those per default.
Your conclusions are completely wrong. libpaper-utils was not the 
work-around solution to this problem as I said that I already had it installed. The workaround was specifying a4 
in yet another place (repeating information in different places in the 
system is a sign of bad system design), but I guess you (whoever 
developers Debian/LibreOffice) never heard of that.
>>> There are a large number of heuristics that could be used to to
>>> figure out which paper format is likely desired by the user as a
>>> default. The UI could also reflect a checkmark somewhere saying that
>> Guess what? Those exist. (locale + paperconf + get the info from ppd + ...)
And yet _all_ other programs on my system do work. Really convincing. Why do you defend broken software? Just acknowledge it is crap. 

Regarding your comments regarding my listed name: that's just ad hominem, which means you are out of arguments, which only shows your weakness.

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