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LibreOffice and OpenOffice reach the Crossroads � differ by 7.7 million new code lines

Sep 12, 2011, 17:03 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anuradha Shukla)

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"Now LibreOffice is building up pace and last week has added some 7.7 new million new code lines, doing away with some 5.3K, which were defunct. Now burnished and revamped, it is sleeker, faster and provides greater value, in comparison to either OpenOffice or even Microsoft Word.

"Michel Meeks, comments in his blog that the differences in code between LibreOffice and OpenOffice is now becoming wider. In future, It will probably become increasingly difficult to port code between the two products as the differences could well run into several million code-lines."

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