"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..."