openSUSE maintenance, when several projects cooperates for making LibreOffice a solid productivity suite
2021-09-24, 12:00–12:30, Room 2

This presentation will describe two real cases where the synergy between different communities and companies resolved high visible issues on LibreOffice, making the fixes available to the whole LibreOffice Community.

After an introduction of what happens under the openSUSE maintenance umbrella, this presentation will focus on how volunteers, the TDF team and three different companies cooperated in identifying, triaging, fixing and testing a case of crash and one of dataloss on LibreOffice.

Marina Latini studied Computer Science at the University of Perugia, and is a free software advocate since 2007, promoting free software and open standards. In 2010, she was one of the first Italian members of the LibreOffice community and from 2016 until February 2020 she served as board member of The Document Foundation. From September 2020 she is a member of the Membership Committee of The Document Foundation. She has also been an active member of the Fedora Project from 2009 to 2013, and she is an openSUSE advocate since October 2011.

Marina co-founded Associazione LibreItalia and has been involved in several events, migrations and training related to LibreOffice. She worked previously at Studio Storti and CIB at migrations and trainings to LibreOffice for the Italian Public Administrations and as a senior migrations and deployments engineer.

Since 2020, Marina works at SUSE as a Maintenance Release Coordination Engineer.

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