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samalex
April 26th, 2011, 05:10 PM
I haven't seen anyone else comment on this (maybe I missed it -- sorry for the dupe if so), but I just read these from last week or so and wanted to share:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/04/15/oracle_letting_openoffice_go/
http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/in-oracles-fight-open-source-the-good-guys-won-time-530
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/225357/oracle_gives_up_on_commercial_open_office.html

For the most part it looks like Oracle is cutting OpenOffice loose and making it a complete community project with no future support from Oracle. I just wonder what'll happen to LibreOffice or if it would be better for both projects to merge since OpenOffice already has some amazing momentum.

Elfy
April 26th, 2011, 05:13 PM
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1733289
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1730112

You missed the boat :)

I'll close this one - carry on in one of the others.