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LinuxPR: Sun Microsystems Announces Availability of StarOffice Source Code On OpenOffice.org

Oct 16, 2000, 22:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"Sun works with CollabNet to Deliver Largest Donation of Source Code to Open Source Community."

"Sun Microsystems, today announced the availability of the StarOffice source code on OpenOffice.org, the site that will host the StarOffice source code. In an attempt to drive standardization for technologies for office productivity suites, Sun also released the XML file formats and StarOffice API specifications."

"Developers worldwide now have the freedom to use StarOffice technology to best suit their needs--whether to improve their own products, to build new value-added products on top of StarOffice, to improve existing technology in StarOffice software, or to contribute new components for StarOffice to the open source community. This move opens up the office productivity market to unlimited possibilities for innovation."

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