The Document Foundation announces a 6 day Test Marathon
to help preparing the new 4.0 version of LibreOffice,
the best free office suite ever
Berlin, December 7 2012, The Document Foundation announces the
LibreOffice 4.0 Test Marathon. During 6 days, from December 14 to 19,
users and supporters around the world will be testing the first beta of
the upcoming LibreOffice 4.0.
The final version of LibreOffice 4.0 will be released in February 2013.
By organising this big Test Marathon early, the developers will be able
to fix many bugs before the release candidates and the final version are
The LibreOffice community has organised various bug hunt sessions
before, with many people joining, bugs found and tests done. This has
contributed considerably to the overall quality of the product.
Also participants were enthusiastic. Thanks to helping in the QA work,
they learned a lot about powerful functions of LibreOffice and tricks
how to use the office suite.
Participating is easy and fun. Since the event is lasting a week,
everyone may choose the moments that suit them best.
Details are available on the wiki of The Document Foundation
There's also an overview of LibreOffice 4.0 new and improved features
All participants need is a PC with Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, and a
LibreOffice 4.0 test version (which will be available from
http://www.libreoffice.org/pre-releases a few days before the Test
Marathon), plus a lot of enthusiasm.
Filing bugs will be extremely easy, thanks to the help of experienced
people who will be around those days to help users and supporters with
tips, on the QA mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) and on the
IRC channel (irc://chat.freenode.net/libreoffice-qa).
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