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LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice, Part Deux

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Well it's been a momentous few weeks for FOSS fans recently, not least because LibreOffice -- one of the most popular exemplars of free and open source software today -- celebrated its second anniversary late last month.

"In just 24 months, we have achieved what many people thought was impossible when the project was launched," said Thorsten Behrens, SUSE developer and deputy chairman of the Document Foundation board.

Indeed, with 325 active committers over the last 12 months, LibreOffice is now the third-largest free software project listed on Ohloh focused on the development of a desktop application, Behrens said, following only Firefox and Chrome.

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