Novell's OpenOffice.org Is Not a Fork

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 7, 2006 8:24 AM EDT
Linux-Watch.com; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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Wakey, wakey, let's look at the facts, shall we? I've heard from several people in the last day that Novell's support for Open XML in OpenOffice.org 2 represents a fork in the code. Ah... no, I don't think so. What Novell is actually doing is its throwing its support behind the Open XML/ODF Translator project. This project is under the BSD open-source license. These translators can then be used to read and write to Microsoft's Open XML format.

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can the fork be forked? tuxchick 0 692 Dec 7, 2006 10:08 AM

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