Apache Software Foundation Lays Out its Plan for OpenOffice

All the way back in June, we covered Oracle’s announcement that it would move OpenOffice.org to a community-based project overseen by the Apache Software Foundation. Oracle, of course, inherited OpenOffice as part of its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, in addition to many other open source projects that Oracle suddenly controlled. At the time of Oracle’s announcement, The Document Foundation said that there would be no merger of the LibreOffice suite with OpenOffice, but that it would gladly accept any developers wishing to leave OpenOffice.org. Now, in an open letter, the Apache Software Foundation has made its plans for OpenOffice clear, including an Apache-branded OpenOffice suite targeted at developers coming next year.

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