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Documentation note.png 3.4 became "Apache OpenOffice 3.4". Follow progress on the AOO Release Plan page, on the Apache OpenOffice blog and on the AOO 3.4 Release Notes. 3.4

The meta Issue 117745 is to track potential Stopper / Release Blocker. If anyone would like to raise an issue for the release, please first make sure it can be defined as Showstopper before dropping a mail on Then write issue ID, problem statement and why you want to declare that issue as a stopper for this release. If accepted, the issue ID will be added to the meta issue.

Release relevant issues

There are changes in the release process:

  • Tracking of critical release relevant issues (see below), branch off will be done if no more of 25 release relevant issues (regressions, data loss issues, P2 usability and A11Y issues) are open
  • At the same time code freeze on the DEV300 code line is starting February, 14th until branch off
  • When the release relevant issues (see below) are at 3 or less (ideally it would be zero), time has come for a release candidate
  • See for more information

Use the following queries to get the number of release relevant issues:

All issues with 3.4 target

Detailed schedule for 3.4

February, 14th 2011 Missed Branch off date (UI and feature freeze)
(All translation relevant CWSs have been integrated)
February, 14th 2011 L10N translation handover (based on DEV300m101)
February, 28th 2011 Alpha Release (DEV300m101)
(Download no longer available)
February, 14th 2011

March, 07th 2011
March, 28th 2011
April, 06th 2011

New planned Branch off date
(No more feature CWSs should be integrated until that date.

This date may be deferred if more than 25 open regressions are open at the date on the left.)

April, 12th 2011 Beta Release (OOO340m0)
(Download here as long as available)

(Will be build short after the branch off was actually done)

April, 27th 2011 L10N delivery deadline (for both GUI and Help)
May, 12th 2011 L10N CWS builds availability (link tbd)
May, 12th - 16th 2011 L10N TCM testing on L10N CWS builds
May, 23th 2011 L10N fixes delivery deadline
TBD Release Candidate
TBD QA release approval
TBD Product Release
Documentation note.png 3.4 became "Apache OpenOffice 3.4". Follow progress on the AOO Release Plan page, on the Apache OpenOffice blog and on the AOO 3.4 Release Notes.

Release ToDo Plan

Task Who Deadline Comments
Last CWS integration for build md, RE In progress
Release Notes ja, mla (link tbd)
SDK Release Notes jsc, ja, mla (link tbd)
Upload of binary builds /
Upload of SDK /
Upload of source tarballs
ja, mla Download Release Candidate (RC) (link tbd)

full install sets for: (languages tbd)

language packs for: (languages tbd)

Trigger QA of final builds ja, mla
QA of English builds ja
Track Status of localized builds ja, mla not tracked QATrack
Publish status of automated GUI testing hde OOoAutomationReleaseTestMatrix
Update of URE - URE is not delivered as separate download anymore but it is integrated into
Upload of solver tarballs - Solver tarballs are not delivered any more
Update of Bittorrents mike
Update of P2P page antbryan Metalinks will be available via MirrorBrain
Press Release alert rosana, mla May, 02nd started with the Beta release
Press Kit update tbd
Update download webpage ja, mla Download stable builds
Update of homepage ja, mla Homepage
Update of news page ja, mla News
Update of security bulletin tbd Security Bulletin
Message to
Message to
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