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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70 active developers in 2004
by cheemosabe on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 13:39 UTC
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"magnitude and trend: OO.o peaked at around 70 active developers in late 2004 and is trending downwards" (from http://people.gnome.org/~michael/blog/ooo-commit-stats-2008.html)

I think that includes developers from outside Sun (now Oracle).

Why do people think that not all 33 contribute code? Why would they otherwise be so adamant to leave for TDF?

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