First LibreOffice Stable Release Nears: What Now?

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LibreOffice 3.3 is almost here. The third release candidate came out on Thursday, January 13 and looks to be very near complete. It’s not a major upgrade over OpenOffice.org 3.2, but should put the project on solid footing going forward.

The list of show stoppers for 3.3 is just about cleared out. If 3.3 doesn’t turn up new blockers, it looks like we’ll have a final release that looks very much like the RC3.

How does it look? Based on a few hours of testing, it seems pretty solid. The problem with reviewing things while they’re still new, of course, is that it doesn’t really give ample time for reflection or to discover subtle problems.

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