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27 Sep 2011
#24661
InfoWorld Awards Best of Open Source to LibreOffice
Open Source Productivity Suite Shows Signs of Maturing

Among the accolades accruing to LibreOffice is its InfoWorld Best of Open Source for 2011 award. While by its own admission the Document Foundation (TDF) does not claim to have replaced OpenOffice.org in every respect, still the faster launch and the incrementally better set of features give TDF something to crow about. There is work to be done on such matters as spelling/grammar checking, for example but the more business-like look and feel has won praise.
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26 Sep 2011
#24662
LibreOffice Celebrates Its First Birthday
Conference Convenes in Paris October 13-15

The Document Foundation will be holding its first LibreOffice Conference in Paris, October 13-15, 2011. Events will include public Q&A sessions, birds-of-a-feather meetings, and the customary keynote addresses, one of which will summarize the project achievements during the first year: development, infrastructure, community and marketing.
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