Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Dec 2006 22:26 UTC
Novell and Ximian The first fruit of the recently announced Novell/Microsoft interoperability agreement arrived on Dec. 4, with Novell's announcement that its version of the OpenOffice productivity suite will now support the Microsoft Office Open XML format. The release candidate of Novell's modified version of OpenOffice.org 2.02 is now available for Windows for free download by registered Novell users.
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RE[2]: Say what you want
by lopisaur on Tue 5th Dec 2006 08:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Say what you want"
lopisaur
Member since:
2006-02-27

And don't forget: this is for the Windows version of OOo.
MS won't allow them to release a Linux version, I guess.

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RE[3]: Say what you want
by smitty on Tue 5th Dec 2006 08:43 in reply to "RE[2]: Say what you want"
smitty Member since:
2005-10-13

What are you talking about??? The code is GPL and not patented, which means anyone can port it to Linux anytime they want to. It's just that certain embedded formats like video may use Windows codecs, but that wouldn't stop OOo from using this code in Linux.

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