Linked by Debjit on Mon 1st Nov 2010 21:46 UTC
Features, Office "We all knew that it would come to this and it has finally happened - 33 developers have left OpenOffice.org to join The Documents Foundation, with more expected to leave in the next few days. After Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org fell into the hands of Oracle, as did a lot of other products. So, last month a few very prominent members of the OpenOffice.org community decided to form The Documents Foundation and fork OpenOffice.org as LibreOffice, possibly fearing that it could go the OpenSolaris way."
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boudewijn
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2006-03-05

No, no chance at all. After five or six years of interaction problems arising from the personality problems of the author of that mail quoted above, a number of people in the KOffice community decided that enough is enough. He didn't want to leave, so a separation between him and the rest of the community was the only way out.

That's the only real issue, all the rest is spin.

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