Re: Are we ready for 2.0.3?

Date: Sun Jan 11 2004 - 16:51:59 EST

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    > Helo Martin,
    >> Hi Folks,
    >> This questions is directed particularly at Jordi Mas but other
    >> people please chime in.
    >> Jordi has reported that earlier "STABLE" AbiWord releases had bugs that
    >> prevented Abiword from being used with Footnotes and Endnotes. Jordi
    >> makes
    >> extensive use of these so he put AbiWord through a more stenuous set of
    >> testing than I did.
    >> My question is: Does Abiword now pass the Jordi test? Is the
    >> endnote/footnote support now reliable enough for you to use it
    >> regularly?
    > I have extensively tested endnotes and they now work perfect for me. I
    > have
    > not used footnotes so hardly yet. Thanks for all the work that you have
    > done
    > in this area.

    Thanks Jordi. This is great news. I suspect that footnotes are now fine too.

    > The only thing for me left to fix is bug 6248. It's really something that
    > we
    > should fix.

    Thanks for the report. I agree it should be fixed but I think we don't
    need to hold up 2.0.3 for it.

    >> Are there any other killer bugs that need urgent attention? If not I
    >> think
    >> we should release 2.0.3 with the latest set of bug fixes in place.
    > Is there any metabug open for STABLE?
    > I do have a list of bugs that should be fixed in STABLE.
    > One of the things that make Abiword difficult to use with multiple
    > languages,
    > at least under win32, is the fact that is you change the language of a
    > document in a medium size document (>20 pages), it takes ages (>1 minute,
    > some
    > times). This is reported in bugzilla. Also, it's very slow loading
    > complex
    > documents.
    > I do not know if Hub feels like backporting the fixes for speeding up the
    > backend that were made a couple of weeks back.

    Is the speed of changing languages in HEAD acceptible now?



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