Monday, April 18, 2011

Ellison's Oracle washes hands of OpenOffice • The Register

It’ll be interesting to see if the dwindling part of the open source community that still cares about OpenOffice.org (and/or ODF) will spin this shift as a victory

Oracle is turning OpenOffice into a purely community project, and no longer plans to offer a commercial version of the collaboration suite loved by many.

The database giant said on Friday that it believed OpenOffice would be best managed by an organization focused on serving the broad constituency on a non-commercial basis.

Ellison's Oracle washes hands of OpenOffice • The Register

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