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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Windows 8 compatibility
Date Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:11:28 GMT
Am 12/30/2012 06:33 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 7:59 PM, F C. Costero<fjcc.apache@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> There is a steady stream of questions on the Google Questions list about
>> AOO compatibility with Windows 8. Some mention a problem with installation
>> and others merely ask if AOO will work on that OS. No details of the
>> installation problems have been provided, so I have no reason to believe
>> there is a technical problem. Also, I haven't seen much traffic on the en
>> or es forums on this issue. However, it seems the download pages could be
>> clearer about compatibility. This one:
>> http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/source/sys_reqs_aoo34.html
>> doesn't mention Windows 8 at all. Is there any reason not to include
>> Windows 8 on that page?
>
>
> Windows 8 was not officially released yet when AOO 3.4.1 was released.
>    But we tested with the preview version of Windows 8 and AOO 3.4.1
> appeared to work well.

Even when this is not much of content (not what you wrote but in general 
;-) ), I've updated the above mentioned webpage to indicate that AOO 
3.4.1 can be used with Windows 8.

Marcus



> So the question might be:  what level of testing do we require before
> listing Windows 8 as "supported"?
>
> -Rob
>
>> Best regards,
>> Francis

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