"Open source productivity suite OpenOffice.org may be touted as
a viable alternative to Microsoft Office, but there are claims its
pace of development and adoption of new features is being stifled
by a 'monolithic' code base and a developer community still largely
controlled by Sun Microsystems.
"Project contributors speaking at the annual OpenOffice.org
miniconference in Canberra this week raised numerous issues,
including a lack of independent contributors..."