Oracle has given the OpenOffice office suite to Apache, with IBM’s blessing. The Document Foundation, creators of the LibreOffice, an OpenOffice fork, can live with this move.
Some people in the open-source community are not at all pleased that Oracle has given OpenOffice to Apache and so they are throwing their support behind LibreOffice. Read Post
Don’t write off OpenOffice for LibreOffice quite yet. IBM’s donating all of its IBM Lotus Symphony office suite code to the new Apache OpenOffice. Read Post