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 2.02 is now available for Windows for free download by registered Novell users.
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RE[2]: Could be good...
by BluenoseJake on Tue 5th Dec 2006 15:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Could be good..."
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Seems to me, the more useful Openoffice is, the better for all it's users. THe changes made to openoffice will be available to all openoffice users, therefore we all win. I use openoffice exclusively, and I think being able to open any file sent to me is a godsend. Man, people bitch when MS keeps it's formats secret, and they bitch when they open them up and allow other other organizations to use them

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