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Techweb/Reuters: Sun To Push StarOffice By Making Code Free

Jul 19, 2000, 01:19 (2 Talkback[s])

"Sun Microsystems plans to make public the source code for StarOffice in an effort to give the fledgling applications suite a boost with software developers."

"StarOffice -- which was developed by Marco Boerries and his Star Division company that was later bought by Sun for $74 million in stock -- includes word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, Web publishing, e-mail scheduling and other functions that can work on various operating systems, including Windows."

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