LibreOffice - a community fork for OpenOffice.org
Posted on: 09/28/2010 12:08 PM

The H Online reports that the Document Foundation has been established and is forking OpenOffice, with widespread community support, to create the free software LibreOffice

LibreOffice - a community fork for OpenOffice.org


Worries about Oracle's commitment to OpenOffice have persisted within the OpenOffice community since the company's acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Most recently a lack of news at the OpenOffice conference and Oracle's preview of a proprietary cloud-based office suite have added momentum to the push for an independent foundation for OpenOffice.



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