[sf-lug] Fwd: help moving a public middle school in San Francisco to FOSS

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Mon Sep 3 12:17:18 PDT 2007

On Sat, 1 Sep 2007, Christian Einfeldt wrote:

> thanks for asking.  The problem is slow loading.  I can't seem to find any
> other way to describe the problem in greater detail.  The school recently
> purchased a decent box from Zareason Inc. with 2 GB RAM and two dual core
> chips each at 1.8 ghz, and it still takes about 110 seconds to load that
> file.

For comparison, what if you save it in OOo format?  Does it load faster?

Also, how long does it take to save the file if you open it in Excel 
format and save it in Excel format (not including the time it took to load 

Lame questions, but here they are: Are you using the latest verison of 
OOo?  And have you filed a bug (pref. with the file attached) against OOo 
for taking so long?

I'm glad you're working with them and value freedom.  I'm glad you have 
the patience to ask this list, and I hope we can all get through this.

-- Asheesh.

Computers are useless.  They can only give you answers.
 		-- Pablo Picasso

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