LibreOffice Conference 2022

Eyal Rozenberg

In LO: Active member of the Hebrew and Arabic/Farsi language communities, and the RTL channel/users group; bug reporter and triager.

Otherwise: GPU Enthusiast, retired union organizer, Thunderbird extension developer, semi-retired computer science researcher, analytic DBMS architecture buff, Anarchist anti-Zionist.

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The state of Right-to-Left language support in LibreOffice
Eyal Rozenberg

LibreOffice supports different languages and language groups, including
those languages written from right to left: Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and
even N'ko and others.

It is somewhat of a tradition, once every few LOCons, for members of the
right-to-left LO online language-communities to describe the state of
LibreOffice' RTL language support, as perceived by users and QA
contributors rather than project developers.

This session will relate usage experiences of speakers of RTL languages;
survey significant changes since 2018; illustrate outstanding "pain
points" for RTL language users; and suggest avenues of development
effort for taking the support for these languages to the next level.

Localization, Documentation and Native Language Projects
Five things we could do to help LO language communities flourish
Eyal Rozenberg

Some of LO's language communities are strong and well-established - but
others are struggling, despite a large potential user base: Inactive
users and little-to-no discussion and other activities.

This session tries to draw on the experience - and lack thereof - of the
online (Telegram) groups for RTL, Hebrew and Arabic, to offer some
suggestions about how the larger LO community, developers or the TDF
could help these struggling communities get back on their feet.

Localization, Documentation and Native Language Projects
Please anonymize my document!
Eyal Rozenberg

This talk will explain what "anonymizing" a document means, and argues
for the need to develop a document anonymization tool for bug reporters
and triagers.

Quality Assurance