open office

Do you think Open Office and Libre Office will un-fork, or spoon, merging back into one project?

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more

Forks and spoons, OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more

Governments take note: Open Document Format is updated and improved!

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In an important development last week, Open Document Format (ODF) version 1.2 was adopted as an OASIS standard after four years of hard work. And it...Read more

Making community software sustainable

Revolution is easy. Nation building is hard. At Gettysburg Abraham Lincoln dated this nation's founding to the Declaration of Independence. We...Read more

Liberate your documents.

An acquaintance emailed me a .docx file last week that my older word processor wouldn't open on the first try. Before you start sending me fixes, don...Read more