Who wrote the layout code for Writer?

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Who wrote the layout code for Writer?

Postby DavidThi808 » Thu May 30, 2013 5:19 pm

Hi all;

Does anyone know who wrote the main layout code (where text is placed on the page, inserting soft line & page breaks) for Writer? I want to ask them if we can hire them for some consulting work. If you know who it is, please email me: david at windward dot net (to avoid their name/email being blasted out here for all).

thanks - dave
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Re: Who wrote the layout code for Writer?

Postby acknak » Thu May 30, 2013 5:52 pm

There may be names recorded in the programming source code; you can download from apache openoffice.org it and check.

You could also ask on the developers list, although it seems that few of the long-time OOo developers are still active now that Sun is gone.

And bear in mind that parts of OOo must be pushing twenty years old.
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Re: Who wrote the layout code for Writer?

Postby RoryOF » Thu May 30, 2013 6:12 pm

It would be helpful to know what DavidThi808 intends. If a special layout is needed, this can often be easily arrived at using the standard facilities in OpenOffice.
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