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OpenOffice aims to boost lagging performance

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OpenOffice.org is working to iron out several performance bottlenecks following complaints that the application takes relatively long to start up, especially on Linux systems.

Because the problems are largely caused by Linux, the project plans to solve the issues by allowing the application to pre-load on systems.

While this might take up computing resources, it promises to improve performance, Michael Meeks, a full-time OpenOffice developer employed by Novell, said during a presentation at LinuxWorld in Boston.

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