LibreOffice FOSDEM 2017 Hackfest

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Hackfest 2017
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DatesFebruary 6th-7th, 2017
LocationBetacowork Coworking,
Brussels, Belgium

The LibreOffice Hackfest will take place in the City of Brussels in BelgiumWikipedia logo v3.svg on February 6th and 7th, just after FOSDEM, and is hosted at Betacowork Coworking Brussels.



The venue is at Betacowork Coworking Brussels, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek.

Mind: we are guest in a room where regular members of the cowork-space are for their work too. So please be quiet and try to whisper when talking.
There is a large area near the kitchen where (louder) discussion is no problem at all.

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Add yourself here if you plan to attend the Hackfest.

  1. Eike Rathke (erAck)
  2. Florian Effenberger
  3. Markus Mohrhard
  4. Bjoern Michaelsen
  5. Andras Timar
  6. Jan Holesovsky (Kendy)
  7. Michael Meeks
  8. Bubli
  9. Armin Le Grand
  10. Heiko?
  11. Xisco
  12. Jan Iversen
  13. Jan Marek
  14. Olivier Hallot
  15. Cor Nouws



The venue will be open to us from 9:30 until late. Most attendees are expected to arrive past 10:30.

Bug List

If you're attending the hackfest, add your name next to what you might like to work on and feel free to add bugs.

Bug Developer(s)
tdf#123456 Describe the task Your name here

Ideas from the Crowd

Feel free to add some.

  • Your idea
  • Your idea

Discussion Topics

Feel free to add some.


See FOSDEM accommodation for relevant information; the punch line is that most people stay at the Bedford Hotel.


Please add here, what you did work on during the Hackfest:

  • Michael Meeks
    • added environment variable to retain windows registry dump files during config reading.
    • poked at crash reporter stats - and added strong references to some side-bar related pieces.
    • improved document memory reporting in the 'online' admin console.
  • Xisco Fauli
    • UI testing ( along with Markus)
    • Introduction to bibisect repositories creation and maintenance ( along with Norbert )
    • Bug triaging
  • Your name
    • describe your achievement + link to commit (if any) + link to issue (if any)

Thank You!



Some proposals for T-Shirts:


LibO-FOSDEM2016-G5-1.png K-j (talk)


Some proposals for Stickers:


LibO-FOSDEM2016-G5-Sticker.png K-j (talk)