linuxjournal.com: The world of LibreOffice and OpenOffice(.org) has been heating up recently with several exciting and, at times, bewildering developments.
Also: Oracle and OpenOffice: The Final Insult
- Why Oracle’s donation of OpenOffice disappoints
- What Oracle's Open Source Retreat Means
- Apache president Jim Jagielski talks about OpenOffice.org next steps
- Why OpenOffice Going To Apache Foundation Makes No Sense
- Michael Meeks' thoughts
- The big winner from Apache OpenOffice.org
- Arguments Over the Future of OpenOffice.org
- Oracle's PR: Statements on OpenOffice.org Contribution to Apache
- Rob Weir: An Invitation to Apache OpenOffice
- The Document Foundation's Statement on Oracle OOo Apache
- Bob Sutor: Some remarks on OpenOffice going to Apache
worldlabel.com: On April 15th, 2011, Oracle announced that OpenOffice.org, its free-license office suite, would become a community project. Since then, Oracle employees working on OpenOffice.org are in the process of being laid off, code contributions have stopped, and several mailing lists and their archives have ceased to be available.
zdnet.com: Oracle abandoned OpenOffice, but now it seems, thanks to IBM, that it may live on with another organization.
ostatic.com: After last Friday's Oracle announcement that they were going to move OpenOffice.org to a community-based project everyone wondered what would be the result concerning The Document Foundation and LibreOffice.
linuxjournal.com: April 15 brought some interesting developments in the office suite front. Oracle's press release announcing its intention of halting commercial interest in OpenOffice.org came hours before The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 1.
lockergnome.com: Recently I was asked by a family member to set them up with a copy of Publisher. Apparently, they weren’t aware of the cost involved in purchasing this software, so I suggested we look into some free alternatives that might better meet their needs.
techradar.com: OpenOffice.org is a huge lumbering beast. Here are 20 things we'd change about it to make it better.