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.
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Going forward, IBM will be putting its efforts behind the Apache Foundation’s OpenOffice instead of its own OpenOffice fork.
Let the games begin. Today, the Apache Software Foundation announced the first official release of Apache OpenOffice, version 3.4, since Oracle donated it to the ASF in mid 2011. The ASF insists that the release of Apache OpenOffice...
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.
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.