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LibreOffice DevRoom at FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels

From:  Italo Vignoli <>
Subject:  [PR] LibreOffice DevRoom at FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 13:02:55 +0100
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The Internet, January 24, 2012 - TDF and LibreOffice will be on stage at FOSDEM 2012 conference in
Brussels, Belgium, on February 4 and 5, with a dedicated track
( and a booth where it will be possible
to meet developers and other volunteers and ask for information about contributing to the project.

Michael Meeks, member of TDF Board of Directors, says: "We're honored to be hosted at FOSDEM again,
the key event for Free Software hackers in Europe, and we've lined up a large number of our core
contributors to give talks and mentor interested hackers".

LibreOffice has just surpassed the number of 390 code contributors completely new to the project
since the announcement on September 28, 2010. The 400th new code contributor might be announced at
FOSDEM, and will be awarded a free LibreOffice T-Shirt.

With an average of close to 80 code contributors per month since January 2011, LibreOffice has been
one of the largest Free Software projects during the last year (source: Ohloh,

Short link to The Document Foundation blog:

About The Document Foundation (TDF)

The Document Foundation is an open, independent, self-governing, meritocratic organization, which
builds on ten years of dedicated work by the Community. TDF was created in the
belief that the culture born of an independent foundation brings out the best in corporate and
volunteer contributors, and will deliver the best free office suite. TDF is open to any individual
who agrees with its core values and contributes to its activities, and warmly welcomes corporate
participation, e.g. by sponsoring individuals to work as equals alongside other contributors in the
community. As of September 30, 2011, TDF has 136 members and over a thousand volunteers and
contributors worldwide.

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