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Here’s why to choose LibreOffice, not OpenOffice

Bruce Byfield summarizes the main reasons to choose, or switch to, LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, in his article OpenOffice: A Project in Search of an Exit Strategy. Bruce writes, “I keep asking myself what OpenOffice can do that LibreOffice cannot

New book: Designing with LibreOffice

Bruce Byfield’s much-anticipated book, Designing with LibreOffice has been published by Friends of OpenDocument, Inc. Read about it here or jump straight to the download/buy page to get a free PDF or buy a printed copy. Most of the information

I have resigned from the AOO project

I just posted the following note to the Apache OpenOffice project management committee and the project’s public mailing list. “I hereby resign from the Apache OpenOffice PPMC. I intend no further involvement with this project and will unsubscribe from all

What is Apache OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org)?

EDIT December 2018: Most of the material formerly on this site has been removed, because it is obsolete. EDIT September 2016: If you are using, or considering using, Apache OpenOffice, please see this article for some information on why you

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