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Comment: Re:Bad for Biz (Score 1) 634

by stooo (#48206963) Attached to: FTDI Reportedly Bricking Devices Using Competitors' Chips.

>> Not if you actually test your product before you ship it.
Products are not always tested by a windows based tester

Not if you perform ANY sort of inspection/testing of incoming components.
>> fakes can be hard to detect. Factories assembling PCBs and sourcing components are rarely in direct control of the OEM.

Comment: Re:Some questions (Score 1) 296

>> Someone gets an Office file, modifies it with LO, sends it back. Then they receive the e-mail "hey buddy, everything looks wrong". What happens now?

Not a problem. Everybody uses Libre, and that's the whole point of migrations well done.

>> How much of those €1M savings will be used to sponsor LibreOffice?
Don't know for toulouse, but Munich contributed a lot back, in the form of a kind of frameword, at least.

>> Can we please hear a "status update" of these cities or governments switching to OSS?

Comment: Re:Producitivy? (Score 1) 296

>> Hello, how about savings or losses in productivity from having to convert all the documents or not being able to read stuff sent from other places who are insistant on MS Word?

Two answers :
- compatibility problems have mostly faded in the last few years
- new laws are coming out slowly in the EU to force administrations to use odf -> Libreoffice is a big advantage.

We don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.