"Open source software is coming to a personal computer near you.
The success of Firefox, the open source web browser, has shown that
'free' software is no longer the preserve of bearded geeks and
hackers. Now comes a credible alternative to Microsoft's ubiquitous
Office suite that costs not a penny, euro or yen.
"The latest incarnation of OpenOffice was last month released
for testing by users. Early reviews say it marks a big advance over
earlier versions of the free word processing, spreadsheet and