22 Apr 2004 hub   » (Master)

Abiword

Back from LUDEX where Abiword got invited to join the UKLinux.net sponsored .org village. It was really interesting. The first time we met users, and real users, not just geeks. I also met Tomas Frydrych, our BiDi expert, who was time-sharing the stand. I wish I could stay in London a little longer.

I have been hacking on the RTF importer, fixing some bugs and implementing new features. I should clear up all the RTF import bugs.

Abiword 2.1.2 has been tagged and released, thanks to uwog. I released MacOS X binaries in the mean time. Should be more stable and have dynamic menus working. Still a few major issues to sort out.

Tomorrow I'm heading Paris, near Disneyland Paris, for Libr'east where I'll give a talk about Abiword. I'll also go to Qu├ębec immigration service in Paris to give them the whole file for the temporary worker visa application as well as the required CAD (in cash). I wrote the slides for the talk on Wednesday morning in the hotel room after waking up at 5:00 AM. I could not find sleep any more.

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