[Libreoffice] Feature list for 3.4

Sophie Gautier gautier.sophie at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 05:12:31 PDT 2011

Hi Kohei,
On 02/04/2011 18:44, Kohei Yoshida wrote:
> Hello Sophie,
> On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Sophie Gautier
> <gautier.sophie at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've really big difficulties to find information about the new features
>> implemented (or in course to be) for 3.4.
>> - the commit logs provided each week by Petr don't speak enough to me
>> - issues on BZ are not commented about features and implementation date so
>> it makes difficult to retrieve the information here also
>> - planet gives some information but very few.
>> So if you have any hint on how I can collect and assemble the present list,
>> I'll be happy :)
> I think as of now the information is in fact very fragmented.  So I
> can't think of any better ways than what you've already been doing
> above.

ah, I would have expected something different ;)
>> And may be we should discuss a better strategy for the future.
> We can probably designate a single wiki page to collect all new
> features and enhancements for each version.  How about
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/3.4
> to be the central page where we
> * collect noteworthy changes since last release with one or two
> paragraphs (done by developers during development), and
> * edit, cleanup and re-structure by people from the marketing or
> documentation near the release date.

Yes, that would be great.
> It would be very convenient to have a single location where we can
> share all this work, to avoid duplication of text.

> And I don't want this to be as formal as specifications (which I
> rather dislike), but some lightweight documentation by the developers
> which can be decorated and expanded by documentation authors.

> I'm certainly willing to write up the new changes for Calc in 3.4.

Thanks a lot
> This is just an idea.  What do you think?

I first thought that issues collecting the new features would be the 
most convenient for the developers, but if you think a wiki page is ok, 
I'm ok too, for me there is no difference.

Kind regards
Founding member of The Document Foundation

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