ZDNet: Google throws bodies at OpenOffice
Oct 31, 2005, 14:01 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"Google plans to hire programmers to improve OpenOffice.org, a
demonstration of its affinity for open source initiatives and one
the company believes also shows sound practical sense.
"Now Google believes it can help OpenOffice--perhaps working to
pare down the software's memory requirements or its mammoth 80MB
download size, said Chris DiBona, manager for open-source programs
at the search company..."