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Open: Spreadsheet: Best-of-Breed

Feb 25, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nancy Cohen)

"How important is Gnumeric to the overall GNOME project?

"Goldberg: The project, which is now in its fifth year, is a reasonably important part of the GNOME project in that it provides a large-scale application to drive the platform.

"In tracking Gnumeric's milestones, how significant is the jump from 0.x 1.0?

"Goldberg: We didn't brand it as a stable release until it had been in feature freeze for several months with nothing but compatibility testing and bug fixing. The payoff was that there were relatively few point releases necessary in the 1.0.x line.

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Related Story: Interview With Gnumeric project leader Jody Goldberg(Jan 11, 2002)