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The Deeper Significance of LibreOffice 3.3

Jan 28, 2011, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

[ Thanks to E5Rebel for this link. ]

"Over on the RedMonk blog, there's an entertaining post by James Governor on the subject of forks, prompted by the imminent arrival of a major new version of Android, version 3.0, code-named "Honeycomb", designed with tablets in mind:

"conventional wisdom states that developers don't want to target multiple environments. Yeah - that was the wisdom that got us a decade of Java uber alles thinking, and a 20 years of Oracle-for-everything architectural decision making. The truth is Android so far has been been pretty decent on phones. I really like my HTC Desire. I am also lucky enough to have a Dell Streak loaner to play with; another solid device, that makes for a great armchair TV companion. But Android wasn't designed for a bigger form factor, like Apple's 10 inch iPad, at least in its early versions."

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