"Some complain OpenOffice.org is slow and bloated. With each
release there may be dozens of performance improvements, but there
are also new features, some of which may slow things down. This the
natural balance in software development, but in the end, what is
the net effect on performance from one version to the next?
"We need a good benchmark to produce good data, but what do we
measure? Let's assume the most common operations are starting
OpenOffice.org, opening a Writer document, scrolling from top to
bottom using the down arrow, exporting the document, and closing
both the document and OpenOffice.org..."