Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 1st Jun 2011 19:22 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Oracle and SUN "Today we welcome Oracle's donation of code that has previously been proprietary to the Apache Software Foundation, it is great to see key user features released in a form that can be included into LibreOffice."
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Two communities developing two almost exactly identical pieces of software instead of just one; makes both communities weaker and makes progress slower.

[Citation Needed]

But seriously.. I don't think that's necessarily true. I think that's a notion that people come up with because it makes them angry that there are two "competing" projects.

With proper source control, sharing patches between the projects could be a no-brainer.

Time and again, it's been proven that competition is healthy.

Edited 2011-06-02 04:15 UTC

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