The Register: Sun Aims StarOffice PC bundles at Joe User
Mar 10, 2003, 16:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
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"Sun wants, and expects, to see StarOffice 6.1 "on the shelves
of Fry's, CompuUSA [sic] and BestBuy" when the suite is
released this Fall.
"StarOffice product manager Iyer Venkatesan confirmed to us on
Friday that a beta would be released this week, with the final gold
release slated for October.
"So far, the consumer market hasn't been a focus for Sun. It has
succeeded in bundling StarOffice with Sony's PCs, but only in
Europe, and it wants more OEM partners..."