Request for someone to thoughtfully and critically evaluate RightToLeft DOCX bug fixes

sophi sophi at
Tue Feb 19 10:51:08 UTC 2019

Hi Justin,

I forwarded your mail on the LibreOffice RTL group we have on Telegram,
(feel free to join :), Eyal is interested to follow-up with you. I asked
him to continue here, but he might join you directly.

Le 18/02/2019 à 15:50, Justin Luth a écrit :
> RTL bugs are complicated, and I don't think our testing is geared to RTL
> situations, so bad changes have a better chance of causing regressions
> and disturbing our users.  I have several gerrit patches that should be
> critically reviewed by someone familiar with RTL issues.
> 1.) 3 patches related to Bug 98620 - FILESAVE: DOCX - Error in paragraph
> orientation after converting in a RTL user locale
>     -note comment 28 where I write "But don't necessarily believe
> anything here, because the more I think I understand it, the more I find
> out how wrong I am."
> 2.) 3 patches related to Bug 116404 - In Writer, when writing a new RTL
> document with locale defined as Hebrew and saving as docx the styles are
> saved as LTR
>     -this one should be safe, but I'd prefer a review instead of just
> pushing it myself.
> Thanks for investing the time to evaluate and give feedback on these fixes,
> Justin
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