because that is the version in debian testing at the moment and with the freeze we don't see many new features added.Tim-int wrote:and I'm still not clear why LibreOffice is at version 3.5
Tim-int wrote:There is some discussion at viewtopic.php?f=200&t=135428 about UP7. It even mentions Firefox which is regularly updated. I'd say it's LibreOffice which is properly updated not in Debian.
I can see that UP7 is near, it's in "incoming" repos of LMDE, as announced on viewtopic.php?f=187&t=144198.
LO there will be upgraded from 3.5.4 (UP6) to 4.0.3-3 (UP7). I would even say that's too much. Current stable LO is 3.6.7. Even LO 4.0.5 has a lot of new bugs, not to mention LO 4.1.1. As a LO user, I'd pick last supported release which is 3.6.7. now.
LO in http://packages.debian.org/testing/editors/ is currently 4.1.0-5 and there is no LO in http://packages.debian.org/experimental/editors/. LO 4.1.x is not a good choice for everyday use, so it's good it's not in UP7.
BTW very good LMDE FAQ post at viewtopic.php?f=197&t=91405.
Tim-int wrote:Allow me to disagree. As I explained in viewtopic.php?f=143&t=171461&p=888459#p888459 : "What is important is to upgrade to LO 4.2.x versions as they become available and NOT to upgrade to LO 4.3.x at least until 4.3.4 or 4.3.5 because those early versions are buggy. " Yes, you get new features, but you also get data loss, which is unacceptable.
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