Linked by lemur2 on Wed 22nd Jun 2011 22:30 UTC
Features, Office The Calligra Office Suite has announced its second snapshot release. The project, which is a fork of KOffice, is building a suite of productivity and creativity applications and is working towards its first formal end-user release due in October. The project is seeking feedback from end users particularly in the area of usability of the GUI. With this snapshot Calligra Office Words is claiming better compatibility with .docx than LibreOffice, and also claims to be approaching the best compatibility with legacy .doc formats.
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Calligra has eight GSoC 2011 projects
by lemur2 on Thu 23rd Jun 2011 23:40 UTC
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April 21: "Yesterday, the selected projects for Google Summer of Code were announced. KDE has 51 slots this year. Out of those 51 slots, 8 are for Calligra. We’re very happy to welcome so many students to our project!"

There were a number of ideas that did not get selected for GSoC, but at least these 8 did. With luck some of this work may find its way into the first release in October.

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