In preparation for hopefully the final beta version of KOffice 2.0, the bug squad will host a Bug Krush Day next Sunday Jan 25th from approximately 10 am CET. Everybody who has an interest in making KOffice 2.0 usable should try to be present. Especially note that you do not have to have any programming experience to take part of this Krush. The purpose of the exercise is to test the applications and to try to find as many bugs as possible. You can find all relevant information about the day on the Techbase page.
The bug day will be coordinated in the #kde-bugs channel on freenode IRC. There will be present both old timers from the Bug Squad to help out beginners and give tutorials in testing and also KOffice developers that will help with testing particular features and even fix bugs in real time.
This bug day is an important event, because the result will determine which parts of KOffice that will be part of the final release.
Some distributions have taken the trouble to provide binaries of a more up to date KOffice version than the last 2.0 beta 5. This means that some of the already reported bugs of 2.0 beta 5 are already fixed, among them a very irritating bug in KWord that makes it crash when the user just types a few letters. The detail of the binary packages can be read on the techbase page linked above.
So please take the time on Sunday and test one or more of your favourite KOffice applications!