internetnews.com: OpenOffice.org Renews Battle for Productivity Suite
Oct 01, 2003, 16:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"OpenOffice.org took another step in its quest to secure a place
in the office productivity suite space Wednesday with the release
of OpenOffice.org 1.1.
"The new version, which has been in beta since March, is an open
source challenge to Microsoft's dominance in the space, though it
faces an uphill battle with Microsoft owning more than 90 percent
of the market.
"The suite includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation
application (analogous to PowerPoint), and other components--all
built around the XML file format. Unlike Microsoft's Office suite,
OpenOffice.org does not contain an email client..."