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[tdf-announce] LibreOffice 3.5.1 provides additional security and stability

Berlin, March 15, 2012 - The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice
3.5.1, the second version of the 3.5 family, targeting private
individuals and enterprises. LibreOffice 3.5.1 fixes the majority of the
most-important bugs identified by users and is expected to be appealing
for most enterprises.

TDF encourages large organizations to deploy LibreOffice in conjunction
with a support partner, who can assess specific requirements, help
manage migration and provide bespoke fixes for identified issues.
Purchasing LibreOffice support from a TDF partner provides enterprises
with an indirect means to contribute financially to the project, to fund
software development, to improve the stability and accelerate the growth.

"During the last month, the number of TDF hackers has overtaken the
threshold of 400 code developers, with a large majority of independent
volunteers and several companies paying full time hackers. In any case,
the project is independent, as none of these companies employs more than
7% of the developers", affirms Italo Vignoli, member of the Board of
Directors. "Since September 2010, a monthly average of 20 new hackers
has joined the project, attracted by the copyleft license, the lack of
copyright assignment and a welcoming environment".

LibreOffice 3.5.1 is available for immediate download from the following
link: http://www.libreoffice.org/download/.

Change logs are available at
http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/3.5.1/RC1 and

Short link to The Document Foundation blog: http://wp.me/p1byPE-g6.

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 March 15, 2012, TDF
has over 140 members and well over a thousand volunteers and
contributors worldwide.

Media Contacts

Florian Effenberger (based near Munich, Germany, UTC+1)
E-mail: floeff@documentfoundation.org - Skype: floeff
Charles H. Schulz (based in Paris, France, UTC+1)
E-mail: charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org
Eliane Domingos de Sousa (based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, UTC-3)
E-mail: elianedomingos@documentfoundation.org - Skype: elianedomingos
Italo Vignoli (based in Milan, Italy, UTC+1)
E-mail: italo.vignoli@documentfoundation.org - Skype: italovignoli
GTalk: italo.vignoli@gmail.com

Full contact details: http://www.documentfoundation.org/contact/

Italo Vignoli - The Document Foundation
mob +39.348.5653829 - VoIP 5316436@messagenet.it
skype italovignoli - gtalk italo.vignoli@gmail.com
email italo.vignoli@documentfoundation.org

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