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OpenOffice Developers Break Away From Oracle With LibreOffice

  • By Developer.com Staff

A new open source project called LibreOffice was announced today by some OpenOffice developers as a way to break away from Oracle's control of the popular open source office suite.

Along with a new name, LibreOffice, the project is also establishing a new foundation to guide its future, reported Jeremy Kirk of IDG News Service.

"There was a feeling that Oracle regarded the community as 'more part of the problem' than the solution, said Charles H. Schulz, a project lead for worldwide language development for OpenOffice.org and a member of its community board," Kirk reported.

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This article was originally published on September 28, 2010

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