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The Document Foundation, LibreOffice and OOXML

If you thought we were all back to sleep after the release of LibreOffice 3.3, think again! The Steering Committee is at work and today we wanted to publish our opinion on a touchy subject, the support of OOXML in LibreOffice. LibreOffice offers the ability to export documents in the Microsoft Office formats, and these

Developer interview: Robert Nagy

Again a new story in our series of developer interviews.
We started this serie to show how others got involved, and have choosen the work they like to contribute to LibreOffice.
In this inteview someone who is, in his own words, a normal guy, and doesn’t expect that users will experience much improvements from his

FOSDEM developer room schedule …

This year’s pre-eminent European Free Software conference: FOSDEM (Brussels 5-6th February) will have a great LibreOffice presence. We have just published our developer room schedule with some great speakers and talks. Come and hear about how you can get involved with developing LibreOffice, and/or pop by the stand to meet the people behind

Developer interview: Vajna Miklos

The next in the series of our interviews with LibreOffice contributors features Miklos, who was one of our successful Google Summer of Code 2010 student. He worked on rewriting and improving the RTF export filter and now he agreed to take the risk to answer our questions.

Programming is about people: so please ! tell us a

Developer Interview: Joseph Powers

We are grateful to our next interviewee whom has contributed a lot to cleaning up the code-base, improving the efficiency of icon theming, and getting stuck into making LibreOffice something more beautiful. Anyhow without further fuss:

Programming is about people: so please ! tell us a bit about yourself:

I’m Joseph Powers, JoeP

Developer interview: Norbert Thiébaud

This is the first in a series of developer interviews. Our hope is that these will build understanding of the growing community working to improve LibreOffice, make connections with others, and show that it is indeed possible to get stuck in and contribute to the code. Clearly the views expressed here are the un-edited views