LibreOffice project launch in late 2010, one of the goals of its leaders was eliminate redundant code and useless that did nothing but hinder the evolution of the new office suite.
Michael Meeks, who works in SUSE Linux and that it is also the coordinator LibreOffice development work , said this in his blog.
One of the things that unfortunately LibreOffice inherited as part of unpaid technical debt for decades, was the presence of useless code that had been abandoned there indefinitely.
Delete the code
had become one of the key objectives for the Document Foundation, and Meeks as the target has been met a year later with a diet that allowed reduced to almost half the actual code of the application with respect to this initial version.
weight loss plan will now serve to provide a better outcome, and indeed LibreOffice 3.5 will be available next February , and will do with “ a large number of novel features and performance improvements “, according to a recent article in the official blog.
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