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IBM to Give OpenOffice the Outlook E-mail Killer It Needs?

Sep 11, 2007, 21:00 (11 Talkback[s])
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"IBM has finally taken the big leap to support rival Sun's OpenOffice.org project, a move that could have significant impact on the adoption of the open source Office suite.

"As part of that commitment, announced Monday, IBM released its first code contributions from Lotus Notes such as accessibility enhancements. But more important, the Armonk, NY company, a longtime Linux supporter that competes aggressively against Sun in the server business, hinted that other 'rich features' from the leading e-mail and groupware program could find its way into the OpenOffice code base..."

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