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LinuxPR: Linux-Mandrake to Support KOffice Project

Aug 12, 1999, 15:49 (2 Talkback[s])

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"MandrakeSoft... will finance David Faure, KDE-core-developer to work for the KOffice and KDE projects."

"According to Gaël Duval, co-founder of Mandrakesoft, "Mandrake owes a lot of its success to KDE and the Free Software movement. We are very happy to help back and contribute to the enhancement of development..."

"... KOffice is an integrated office suite based on the KDE libraries. It currently includes an enhanced wordprocessor with desktop publishing functionality , a spreadsheet, a presentation application, a vector drawing program, a diag ram program, a formula editor and an image viewer. KOffice makes use of the most advanced Object Model in the OSS world."

"KDE is a collaborative project by hundreds of developers worldwide to create a sophisticated, customizable and stable desktop environment employing a network-transparent, intuitive user interface."

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