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From: Barry.SCHWARTZ@...
Subject: Re: openoffice 2 compiles?
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 11:30:35 -0600
Hanno Meyer-Thurow <h.mth@...> skribis:
> Sebastian Redl <sebastian.redl@...> wrote:
> > Well, I disagree that the code needs a full rewrite. Why? All it needs 
> > is correcting all places where it attempts to store pointers in 32-bit 
> > variables....
>
> I am no programmer and what you say sure is correct but of what i listened
> from some OOo devs is that some parts (big or small) need rewrite to
> get stable on amd64.

I speak programmer. This is jargon meaning the code is so complicated
and/or so poorly understood that it might be easier, faster, more
reliable, better in the long run, and more personally rewarding to
rewrite.  :)

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