[Libreoffice-qa] minutes of ESC call ...

Pedro pedlino at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 04:56:40 PST 2014

Hi Michael

Three questions/comments:

Michael Meeks-5 wrote
>     + 4.2.1 RC1 status
>         + currently building on Windows (almost finished),
>         + can be pushed to pre-releases & announced to early-QA today.
>         + new-strings, previously un-translated, now marked - but didn't
>           update them in Pootle - not yet available
>             + will be updated today, so 2 weeks until fixing in RC2.

1) Why is LO jumping from to 4.2.2.(2?)?

Michael Meeks-5 wrote
> * HiDPI patches for 4.2.x? (Kendy)
>     + LibreOffice does not look good on HiDPI screens at all - close to
> unusable
>     + proposal to merge the HiDPI work to 4.2.x as a late feature
>         + I would split the work into 'safe' and 'need real review' parts
> & push to a branch
>         + can I get ESC approval / 3 intedependent reviews for that ?
>     + is it a feature or a bug-fix ? (Michael)
>         + most of the pieces going in enclosed in an if (hidpi) ...
>             + checking that everything in the right if.
>         + less safe part is checking / setting that flag; a small VCL
> piece.
>     + Michael / Caolan signed up to review as/when there is a branch.

One of the obvious problems is icon size. LO icon size is set by default to 
"Automatic". In my mind Automatic means there is a criteria defined that
allows LO to use small icons in low res displays and large icons in high
As far as I know, it never worked properly in LO...

Michael Meeks-5 wrote
>     + 4.2.0 pushed to Ubuntu development release

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and noticed that the LO version
included is!), not even (the last in the 3.x series)
Why isn't LO updated in the LTS to at least the 4.1 branch? Firefox is up to
date with version 27...


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