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Old March 30, 2011, 03:46 AM
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Default LibreOffice vrs OpenOffice

Currently downloading both, anybody out there with OpenOffice experience who's got a preference?

Home LibreOffice

- The Free and Open Productivity Suite

I had originally thought that libreoffice was a completely new productivity suite, but then discovered that it's an offshoot of openoffice which came to be when Oracle bought the rights to OpenOffice and changed the license from a true opensource project.

Any thoughts on the two?

edit: Google search pointing to URLs discussing the difference / controversy......

libreoffice vs openoffice - Google Search
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Old April 1, 2011, 08:02 AM
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lo iirc is simply a branch of oo before oracle came and shoved its arm up sun's ass/work

edit: sorry for the bit of vulgarity but I LOVE ORACLE

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