openoffice

Celebrating 5 years of LibreOffice

Happy birthday
September 28, 2015 marks five years since LibreOffice was forked by a group of open source community leaders. The Document Foundation co-founder...Read more

Is vendor lock-in costing Helsinki 3.4 million Euros per year?

Is vendor lock-in costing Helsinki 3.4 million Euros per year?
A report on the City of Helsinki's pilot project for the use of OpenOffice in the public administrations leaves the public with more questions than...Read more

Apache Software Foundation announces release plans and IP concerns for OpenOffice.org

Yesterday The Apache Software Foundation Blog posted "Open Letter to the Open Document Format Ecosystem" regarding the current state and future of...Read more

OpenOffice + Apache = Open Content Innovation

True confessions: I’ve been using OpenOffice since 2002 (since I started working at Red Hat, where it was mandated) and… I don’t like it (*gasp* –...Read more

Bryant Patten on open source education (LinuxCon session recap)

In LinuxCon's education mini-summit, Bryant Patten of the National Center for Open Source and Education gave a presentation titled "Can open source...Read more

Making Public Records Public: Why open formats are essential for sharing and preserving government data.

By Chander Kant, CEO Zmanda. Have you ever tried to retrieve a public record from your local, state or federal government? Despite their name, many...Read more