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Re: OT: Choice of OOo and LaTeX (Was: Tool for document management)

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On 09/26/07 15:33, Steve Lamb wrote:
> David Brodbeck wrote:
>> Maybe I'm confusing threads.  I thought one of his requirements was
>> searchability and version control.  Version control tools don't work
>> well with OOo because, by design, it produces opaque binary files.
>     You're not confusing the two.  Yes, it was listed as a "requirement" but
> it was more of a "nice to have" requirement and not an absolute one.  I admit
> that I didn't do an adequate job in listing all my requirements as
> requirements and separating out nice-to-haves as such.
>     To my mind the fact that I said it would be nice to have versioning that
> worked with OOo, Freemind and Writer's Cafe/Storylines implied that OOo,
> Freemind and Writer's Cafe/Storylines were not on the table for replacement.
>     Of course in writing this explanation for you I do find it mildly amusing
> that lots of people seemed to have latched onto versioning as an absolute
> requirement, feel obligated to change one of the tools I am using to fit that
> perception yet have not offered up any replacement tools for Freemind or
> Storylines.  ;)

In my case it's because it's because I have no idea what format
Freemind and Storylines are in.

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