Oracle passes control to the project free OpenOffice.org community

Oracle has announced its intention to convert OpenOffice.org office suite of applications to the project, fully managed community, as well as the fact that the commercial version of the program more will not be delivered.

Chief enterprise architect Corporation, said: “Given the magnitude of interest-free personal sets of applications for workflow and rapid evolution of technologies related to personal computing, we believe that the OpenOffice.org project would be better if he will be driven organization focused on meeting wide range of consumers for free. We intend to immediately begin work with the community to further contribute to the success of this application. Oracle, in turn, will continue to support the transition of companies to open standards such as ODF “.

A probable reason for this step was the recent creation of fork project called LibreOffice, the development of which has shifted more of the old programmers. Not be ruled out that this step be followed by reconciliation with the Oracle community LibreOffice and association projects that will certainly be useful to all users, for efforts to develop a cease sprayed on several projects (commercial OpenOffice, an open OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice and GoOffice).

15 April 2011

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