Linked by Debjit on Fri 15th Jul 2011 13:06 UTC
IBM "After most of the developers and Linux distributions deserted them for LibreOffice, Oracle donated to the Apache Software Foundation. IBM has surprisingly thrown its weight behind in the vs LibreOffice fight. Tomorrow IBM will announce the donation of the source code of their free office suite - IBM Lotus Symphony - to the Apache"
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Shouldn't be surprising
by tsedlmeyer on Fri 15th Jul 2011 14:12 UTC
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IBM has a long history of working with the Apache Software Foundation, so it shouldn't be surprising that they would choose to contrib the code base to the project under their control rather than libreoffice.

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