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Oracle issues first 3.3 RC

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OOo Two months after the first beta arrived, the developers have issued the first release candidate (RC1) of 3.3.0, the next release of the Oracle owned open source office suite.

Microsoft trashing OpenOffice is a good thing

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  • Microsoft trashing OpenOffice is a good thing
  • Does OpenOffice Really Threaten Microsoft Office?
  •’s New War | LAS | s14e02

New Chart features in 3.3 Beta (part 3)

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OOo And here are some more Chart features in OOo 3.3 Beta:

Oracle Asks Founders Of The Documents Foundation To Leave

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OOo Oracle wants the founders of The Documents Foundation to leave the council. According to Oracle, their works with The Documents Foundation and LibreOffice will conflict with that of

Also: Oracle Sucks Up to

Should Microsoft rollover and play dead to OpenOffice?

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OOo OK all of you Microsoft haters, take your bloomers back down from being twisted around your necks. Microsoft put out a YouTube bashing a competitor and everyone is yelling that Microsoft went back on their word and they hate Open Source after all. Is Microsoft not allowed to compete against open source alternatives?

Oracle Confirms Committment to

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OOo During's tenth anniversary, Oracle announced it will participate in ODF Plugfest, one of the conferences aimed at furthering the Open Document Format interoperability, held October 14 - 15 in Brussels.

Microsoft running scared from

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  • Microsoft slags off Open Office
  • OOo's put the willies up Microsoft
  • Microsoft Gives its Blessing to

Microsoft launches attack on OpenOffice

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OOo Microsoft has a long-established practice of disarming competition by not acknowledging it, because acknowledging the competition gives it power. Well, the Redmond giant has changed stance when it comes to OpenOffice and launched a video attack on the free alternative to the Office software suite.

Oracle Pledges Support for

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OOo (IDG): Oracle sought to dispel any doubts about its commitment to on Wednesday, announcing its participation in the ODF Plugfest event in Brussels this week and talking up future development plans for the open source productivity suite.

Also: New Chart features in 3.3 Beta (part 2)

New Chart features in 3.3 Beta

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OOo Arbitrary text shapes and drawing objects now can easily be inserted into Charts.

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