OpenOffice Won't Fork--For Now
Oct 13, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)
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"In spite of a bitter battle between Novell and Sun developers,
OpenOffice won't fork--at least for now.
"That's the consensus among several OpenOffice developers who
are locked in a bitter dispute with Sun over how the open source
project is governed but who nevertheless agree that a fork would be
the worst outcome for a project that has enough difficulty
competing against Microsoft Office let alone Google Apps and other
online services in the future..."