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  1. #1
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    Openoffice

    Just curious to know why the switch from Openoffice to libreoffice.

    ~jiangshi

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    Re: Openoffice

    Moved out of support forum to Recurring Discussions.
    GRUB2

    Retired.

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    Re: Openoffice

    And, with all the attendant benefits of development efforts vs. existing in a state of quandary.

    Well, that's probably not quite true, but it seems to be moving along quite nicely now.

    Still a PITA for doing full-blown research papers in, but maybe one day.

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    Re: Openoffice

    Because Oracle bought Sun.

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    Re: Openoffice

    Quote Originally Posted by Tibuda View Post
    Because Oracle bought Sun.
    and Oracle is notorious for killing of open source projects.

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