OOO not auto-saving by default

Colin Charles byte at
Wed Nov 24 14:53:10 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 09:40 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> <kyrre at> wrote:
> > And RH packagers: please turn it on...
> > 
> > Sean: you might want to report this as a bug in bugzilla
> does upstream openoffice have it on by default? Whatever argument you
> could use to rationalize the distribution turning it on by default
> would also hold for upstream to enable it by default. So instead of

No, its off by default and has been for ages

> every distribution having to take special effort to turn it on by
> default, file this with upstream with and get
> auto-saved turned on by default upstream and save every packager
> downstream the trouble.

In fact, the users at at as well as
IssueZilla has heard much about this issue

It is a user defined task - especially in a networked environment,
turning on autosave when home directories are NFS mounted isn't the
wisest thing to do
Colin Charles, byte at
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, 
then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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