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OpenOffice.org and Symphony: Did IBM Do the Right Thing?

Jul 19, 2011, 19:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)

[ Thanks to brideoflinux for this link. ]

"When the OpenOffice/LibreOffice fork occurred last September, IBM was noticeably MIA, even as practically every important FOSS player was bending over backwards to come-out in support of The Document Foundation. Novell, Red Hat, Canonical and Google immediately jumped on board, and soon afterward nearly all Linux distros dropped OpenOffice to proclaim LibreOffice as the new standard bearer open source office productivity suite.

"IBM was about the only exception."

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