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Oracle wants OpenOffice.org to be free (as in beer)

Apr 15, 2011, 17:03 (5 Talkback[s])


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"From the 'We're Not an Evil Empire -- Really' files:

"The OpenOffice.org open source office suite has long had a commercial version. Under Sun it was called StarOffice.

"Now Oracle wants to end OpenOffice.org as a commercial product and turn it into a community only project. That's right, Oracle no longer plans to profit from OOo.

"Now that doesn't mean that Oracle is exiting the office suite business and it doesn't necessarily mean that LibreOffice should be worried either."

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