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AbiWord 2.8.3

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# Core

- Bug 12670: abiword uses libxml2 API badly, leads to crashes (Michal Schmidt, Red Hat).

# Import/Export

* AbiWord
- Bug 12658: Meta data is escaped twice in the AbiWord exporter. (sum1)

*OpenDocument
- Bug 12608: Crash during OpenDocument import. (sum1)
- Make OpenOffice.org 3.2.0-rc4 happy and not claim we write out invalid documents. This is clearly a bug in OOo. Consider this part of your AbiWord Customer Service plan. (johanbr)
- Bug 9913: Abiword won't open password protected ODT files. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 11858: Tab stops not imported. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 11942: Tabstops (and tab leaders) not exported. (Marc Maurer)
- Add application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text-web as a supported mimetype in the ODF importer. Also add application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text-{template,web} to abiword.desktop. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 12667: default-tab-interval not exported. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 12153: Add AbiWord's version and platform in the meta:generator field. (Marc Maurer)

*Office Open XML
- Bug 12624: Smart quotes are discarded during docx export. (sum1)

# Plugins

* GNOME Office
- Fix a GValue initialization. (Jean Bréfort)

# Interface

* Mac OSX
- Bug 12617: Include files needed for Mac OS X build in source tarball (Obin Hickory).

# Development

- Maintain and release 2.8.3 (Marc Maurer)
- Disable debug messages in the OOXML validation code until it is completed. (sum1)
- Fix a warning. (sum1)