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KOffice 2009 Sprint In Berlin

Jun 15, 2009, 06:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Boudewijn Rempt)

"Not only because there were many developers attending, among them three out of four of our KOffice Summer of Code students, but also because everyone was filled to the brim with joy and relief about having release 2.0 and eager to forge forwards to 2.1.

"We had chosen a slightly different setup from our other sprints, with presentations and discussions on Saturday, followed by BoF sessions on Sunday. There were a couple of themes.

"The first was collaborative editing, which is really hot now with Google Wave riding the hype cycle -- Pierre Stirnweiss gave a presentation on this topic that was characterized by an almost academic depth and a huge stack of printed research papers. He argued that ODF's change tracking definition is definitely lacking a lot of important features, so that is something we will try to work on within the ODF standards committee."

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