[ubuntu-uk] Libre Office and Thunderbird Addressbook
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 14 21:30:20 UTC 2011
On 14 June 2011 22:26, Gordon Burgess-Parker <gbplinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14/06/11 22:22, Avi wrote:
>> Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
>>> On 14/06/11 22:13, Avi wrote:
>>>> Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
>>>>> WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU CANONICAL?
>>>>> WHY CANNOT YOU IMPLEMENT THIS VERY SIMPLE FUNCTION?
>>>> Why haven't you? You can append the patch to the bug report on
>>>> Launchpad, though it might be nicer to send it straight to the LO
>>> It's nothing to do with LO - it's Canonical.
>> Really? Do you have the bug number? I can't find it on Launchpad and
>> I'm intrigued as to the discussion here.
> There is no bug number because it isn't a bug. It's the way Canonical
> integrate Open office (and now LO) into Ubuntu. it's been done this way for
That is a bug then. LibreOffice should be able to use the Thunderbird
address book and it can't in Ubuntu (apparently) so that is a bug.
Report it rather than complaining about it. Nothing will change
unless it is reported.
> If you uninstall the Canonical-supplied Office and install direct from the
> OO website then TBird addressbook can be used as an address data source.
> Why Canonical have to fiddle with it I don't know....
Well it is a bug in the Canonical fiddling in that case so report it.
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