LibreOffice: collaboration and hacking with us

von Michael Meeks (SUSE)

Friday, 25.05.2012, Berlin I, 17:00-17:30 Uhr

LibreOffice provides the leading implementation of the Open Document Format (ODF). Come and hear about our project, and our recent progress, and see some demos of flashy new features.

We'll look at the latest instant-messaging based collaboration prototype, see a quick demo, understand how it works, and how it is a complementary solution for the LibreOffice code structure. See some collaboration around ODF documents going on, and grok some of the challenges we face.

Finally, find out how to get involved with the LibreOffice project, from easy hacks through to heavy lifting, and discover why making your blow for Free Software in LibreOffice is so rewarding and effective.

Über den Autor Michael Meeks:

Michael is a Christian and enthusiastic believer in Free software. He
very much enjoys working for SUSE where as the Linux Desktop Architect
he tries to understand and nudge the direction of our Linux
investment. He has appreciated working on various pieces of
infrastructure and applications over the years: from GNOME office,
through component technologies, to Evolution, Accessibility, MeeGo,
and latterly LibreOffice much of the time. Prior to this he worked
for Quantel gaining expertise in both hardware and software for real
on-line AV editing systems.