IT-Analysis: Star Office, Ready For the Big Time?
Apr 29, 2004, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)
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"Star Office is already very popular and has become something of
a standard on Linux PCs often in the guise of Open Office, its open
source brother. Sun acquired Star Division GmbH 5 years ago, with
the clear intention of competing directly with Microsoft. It has
taken time for Sun to establish a competitive position though. Star
Office never got strong reviews until version 6, which debuted in
early 2002. It is just now in version 7, which is attracting even
more attention because of the quality of the release..."