"Over the last few years, the KOffice team has reworked the
framework into an agile and flexible codebase. Our intention was to
increase integration between the components of KOffice, decreasing
duplication of functionality and easing maintenance and development
of new features. Furthermore, new approaches to UI design and
interacting with the user have been implemented to support the new
"This fourth beta brings significant bug fixes, improved
stability, improved usability following the discution that have
happened at the Berlin KOffice Sprint. The goal of this beta is to
allow testers and users to stay up-to-date with the work of the
developers and keep providing usefull bug reports.
"KOffice is in beta because the development team wants to
receive feedback and bugreports from actual users. Since the last
beta release a significant set of improvements and speedups have
been integrated for all applications and this release shows the
continuous focus on bug fixes until 2.0 is released."