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The Decline and Fall of OpenOffice.org

Jun 13, 2011, 10:13 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)


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[ Thanks to Roland for this link. ]

"When LibreOffice first forked from OpenOffice.org, I was unsure how to respond to it. Many of its founders were members of Go-OO, the sometimes controversial not-quite-fork, so LibreOffice looked like simply a continuation of GO-OO under another name. However, since last week, when Oracle donated OpenOffice.org to the Apache Software Foundation, LibreOffice.org is looking more and more like the natural heir of the original OpenOffice.org, by which I mean the project that will do the free software community the most benefit."

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