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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

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Apache OpenOffice release is imminent

This post by Ross Gardler (from The Apache Software Foundation) addresses the question “Is an Apache project yet?” and explains a how a project and its community become an “Apache project”. Comments should be addressed to the original post

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The Magic of Editable PDFs

I’m a bit late in linking to Simon Phipps’ article, The Magic of Editable PDFs, but it’s such a great tip that you need to know about it (if you don’t already). Here’s a sample: Did you know you can

Posted in features, PDF

Apache OpenOffice

Now that the product and trademark are owned by Apache, the community has recently voted to change the name of future releases to “Apache OpenOffice” (dropping the “.org”). The transition of the website, wiki, forums, issue tracker, and other

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Symphony Mobile Viewer now available in Apple AppStore and Android MarketPlace

According to the announcement I saw, this free application displays Open Document Format (ODF) contents on iOS (iPAD/iPhone/iTouch) and Android phones and tablets. The viewer can display text documents, presentations, and spreadsheets (files in ODF version 1.2 format with .odp,

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