The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 3.6.5
Volunteers will present the progress in code development at FOSDEM

Berlin, January 30, 2013 - The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 3.6.5, for Windows, MacOS and Linux, which is going to be the last of LibreOffice 3.6 family before LibreOffice 4.0, the next major release. This new release is another step forward in the process of improving the overall quality and stability of LibreOffice, and facilitating the migration process to free software.

LibreOffice 3.6.5 arrives a couple of days before FOSDEM 2013 (Brussels, Belgium, February 2/3), where TDF developer's community will gather for the third time since the birth of the project. LibreOffice will have a booth in building K and a DevRoom - with several talks about hacking the source code - in building H (https://fosdem.org/2013/schedule/track/libreoffice/) on Sunday, February 3, from 9:30AM onwards (room H.2213).

In addition, on Sunday at 3PM Michael Meeks will speak about "LibreOffice: cleaning and re-factoring a giant code-base (or why re-writing it would be even worse)" (https://fosdem.org/2013/schedule/event/challenges_libreoffice/), in Room Janson.

LibreOffice users, free software advocates and community members can support The Document Foundation with a donation. There is a donation page - with many options including PayPal and credit cards - at http://donate.libreoffice.org, to support the infrastructure.

LibreOffice 3.6.5 is available for immediate download from the following link: http://www.libreoffice.org/download/. Extensions for LibreOffice are available from the following link: http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center.

The change log is available at https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/3.6.5/RC2 (fixed in 3.6.5).


Short link to The Document Foundation blog: http://wp.me/p1byPE-mx


Media Contacts

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About The Document Foundation (TDF)

The Document Foundation is an open, independent, self-governing, meritocratic organization, which builds on ten years of dedicated work by the OpenOffice.org Community. TDF was created in the belief that the culture born of an independent foundation brings out the best in corporate and volunteer contributors, and will deliver the best free office suite. TDF is open to any individual who agrees with its core values and contributes to its activities, and warmly welcomes corporate participation, e.g. by sponsoring individuals to work as equals alongside other contributors in the community. As of November 30, 2012, TDF has over 150 members and over 2.000 volunteers and contributors worldwide.

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