[Libreoffice-qa] ToDos rename 3.7 to 4.0

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Sun Nov 11 12:58:16 PST 2012

On 11/11/12 20:59, Robert Großkopf wrote:
> Hi *,
> when I read "Version 4.0" I think there should happen a lot in a program
> for a complete new version.
> Since many years for Base was discussed, that there has to be a change
> in the database of OOo- and LO-Base. But this discussion, if this should
> be the newer HSQLDB or anything else, didn't progress.

it did progress a fair bit:

after eliminating the databases that don't meet our requirements,
Firebird remains :)

but unfortunately it doesn't seem anybody is actually working on that...

> And when I see
> the bugs in Base, particularly the regressions from 3.3 to 3.4 to 3.5 to
> 3.6 → I don't know if the database would be usable any more with a very
> different version No. 4.

version 4 will have much less breaking changes than initially planned,
so it shouldn't break more than previous releases :)

testing of master builds is always appreciated of course (speaking of
which, somebody just did that last week and reported that the HSQLDB
driver performance had regressed on Linux because a bug fix was
accidentally "disabled", this is fixed again now...)

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