" Sun Microsystems released the first beta of OpenOffice, the
open-source sibling of its StarOffice package, for Mac OS X
computers on Monday. The release coincides with the OpenOffice
group's two-year anniversary...
"Meanwhile, Microsoft has recently taken steps to make the
sticker price of its Mac Office suite more palatable, launching a
$199 promotion that allows new Mac buyers to buy Office for half
the price of a full copy.
"The Mac version of OpenOffice is a milestone for open-source
programmers working on their own. Sun had been working on a Mac OS
X version, but in 2001 withdrew and turned the work over to the
open-source community instead..."
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