"Why aren't there lightweight OpenOffice format file
viewers or browser plug-ins available for download on the
"Haugland: There does seem to be a Web site
devoted to one, but darned if I can find an actual download link.
So, it's obscure. This has also been discussed a fair amount on at
least one OpenOffice.org mailing list. I've thought about it
myself. I think the question is not 'Why aren't there any?' but
'Why aren't there any yet?'
"OpenOffice.org folks and people who think this is a good idea:
Come on in, the open source is fine! That is to say, there isn't [a
lightweight version] now that I know of, but I have faith in the
open source community to spawn one quite quickly..."