LibreOffice tip of the day: Writing a book? "Master documents" let you manage large documents as a container for individual LibreOffice Writer files. More here: https://help.libreoffice.org/latest/en-GB/text/swriter/guide/globaldoc.html
@libreoffice How about not using a racist connotation?
Are you practising for this year's international village idiot competition or just high on glue or something?
First: you respect the work of others, cut down the arrogance.
Second: I cannot see any racist connotations, intentional or otherwise. But then again my conscience is clear on that front. Yours perhaps not so much.
Third: we are in Europe, parroting vacuous slogans from elitist US west coast universities does not impress anyone here.
Capisci anebo potřebuješ a fucking map?
Hi @wyatwerp. I block very liberally on first sight to cut down on noise, there's bound to be some false positives and maybe this guy was one of them. Too bad.
That said, suggesting out of the blue that the #LibreOffice crowd are somehow racist, on the face of a perfectly innocent post and without further explanation is irrational and terribly disrespectful.
Bullies only thrive if you let them, there's no need to be nice to them.
@0 @frumble master can have multiple meanings and doesn't have to neccessary mean anything racist. i know there is a thing called "master and slave drives" in computer language, but this is not meant to be racist in any means. it's just so people can visualize better how things work. but who cares, apparently you'd think malware has to do something with epilepsy.
Could you give *one* example of #master having racism connotations?
One could perhaps argue elitism or classism but even that would be pretty far fetched and would take a very malicious reading of the LibreOffice announcement to construe it as such.
By Occam's razor I'm inclined to think whoever posted that is just a mindless idiot.
Second: you responded in a very aggressive way
Third: I think we're all in Europe. I'd rather look at the content of message than it's origin. And I can't see how you made the leap from Maxi's statement to the west coast.
About the content: I see no problem in the naming scheme you applied to documents.
> I think we're all in Europe. I'd rather look at the content of message than it's origin.
Cultural context *is* part of any message and as important as the words themselves. It's the rhythm that goes with the melody, if you will.
> And I can't see how you made the leap from Maxi's statement to the west coast.
A brief but thorough summary of the phenomenon: https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/2019/08/FANTASIA/60136
@feld no it's not but there is a argument to use different words for new things
@feld don't get me wrong there are things that are more important but we can and should improve in all areas
I've used it in the past. It works fantastically well. 👍
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