Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Sep 2010 20:23 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Features, Office LibreOffice is the provisional name of a community-led fork of OpenOffice that is to be developed under the umbrella of a European based non-profit to be named The Document Foundation. This should break OpenOffice free from the shackles of Sun/Oracle, hopefully leading to a faster and more inclusive development cycle.
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by joelito_pr on Tue 28th Sep 2010 23:48 UTC in reply to "IBM ?"
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So, there is only one other big company do OpenOffice-forks/-whatever it is doing...

IBM, the question then becomes, will they join the list ?

openoffice -> go-oo -> libreOffice
opensolaris -> illumos
java/openjdk -> icetea -> ?
mysql -> ?

mysql -> MariaDB

Edited 2010-09-28 23:48 UTC

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RE[2]: IBM ?
by Lennie on Wed 29th Sep 2010 00:00 in reply to "RE: IBM ?"
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It has not yet shown up in any Linux distribution as the 'normal mysql' or anything like that yet, but maybe it will in the future, it is possible.

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RE[3]: IBM ?
by j-kidd on Wed 29th Sep 2010 06:03 in reply to "RE[2]: IBM ?"
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On Gentoo, you can install either mysql or mariadb as a dependency for packages that require mysql.

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