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GSoC 2015 tasks mentored by me

GSoC 2015 tasks mentored by me

A short presentation of the results of my GSoC students: One worked on reusing the Mozilla's rolling update mechanism for LibreOffice, the other on cleanup of internal drawing units in LibreOffice Calc.

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Jan Holesovsky

September 23, 2015
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  1. 1 / 2 LibreOffice Conference 2015, Aarhus | Jan Holesovsky

    Reuse Mozilla's rolling update mechanism for LibreOffice Nathan Yee • Currently the update just checks, and offers new download • The project included: • Stripping down the Mozilla update code & integrating it with LibreOffice – To build & use .mar's • Building the .mar themselves • Update the update mechanism to actually use it • https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Online_Update
  2. 2 / 2 LibreOffice Conference 2015, Aarhus | Jan Holesovsky

    Cleanup of internal drawing units in Calc Krisztian Pinter • Calc rendering is a mess • Partially in pixels, partially in logic units (HMM) • Problem for tiled rendering and UX in general • The project was to change all the rendering in pixels to logic units