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12 Feb 2017 Libreoffice Vs. Microsoft Office: It'S A Format War [60344]
CIO, February 3rd, 2017

Swapnil Bhartiya writes in CIO, "Italo Vignoli, a co-founder of The Document Foundation, shares his thoughts on the past, present and future of LibreOffice...

Sun Microsystems was home to many critical open source projects including OpenOffice, MySQL, Java, and VirtualBox. When Oracle acquired Sun, members of these projects grew concerned about their projects. MySQL was forked, and the OpenOffice community created a body called The Document Foundation (TDF) to ensure the survival of the project.

However, Oracle was displeased about the formation of TDF and the ensuing conflict led to LibreOffice becoming a fork of OpenOffice. The first release of LibreOffice came in 2011. By 2012, TDF was registered as an organization in Germany..."
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09 Feb 2017 LibreOffice 5.3: A week in stats [60511]
The Document Foundation, February 9th, 2017

Mike Saunders blogs," We announced LibreOffice 5.3 one week ago, and a lot has happened in the meantime! Here's a summary of downloads, web page views, social media activity and other statistics. We've also compared these to the LibreOffice 5.2 first week stats to see how the project and community is progressing..."

  • 410,472 downloads of LibreOffice 5.3
  • 378,719 unique visitors to our website
  • 3,293 donations to The Document Foundation

Read on for details.
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03 Feb 2017 Libreoffice Vs. Microsoft Office: It'S A Format War [60221]
CIO, February 3rd, 2017

"Italo Vignoli, a co-founder of The Document Foundation, shares his thoughts on the past, present and future of LibreOffice...

Sun Microsystems was home to many critical open source projects including OpenOffice, MySQL, Java, and VirtualBox. When Oracle acquired Sun, members of these projects grew concerned about their projects. MySQL was forked, and the OpenOffice community created a body called The Document Foundation (TDF) to ensure the survival of the project.

However, Oracle was displeased about the formation of TDF and the ensuing conflict led to LibreOffice becoming a fork of OpenOffice. The first release of LibreOffice came in 2011. By 2012, TDF was registered as an organization in Germany..."
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03 Feb 2017 Libreoffice Vs. Microsoft Office: It'S A Format War [60222]
CIO, February 3rd, 2017

"Italo Vignoli, a co-founder of The Document Foundation, shares his thoughts on the past, present and future of LibreOffice.

Sun Microsystems was home to many critical open source projects including OpenOffice, MySQL, Java, and VirtualBox. When Oracle acquired Sun, members of these projects grew concerned about their projects. MySQL was forked, and the OpenOffice community created a body called The Document Foundation (TDF) to ensure the survival of the project.

However, Oracle was displeased about the formation of TDF and the ensuing conflict led to LibreOffice becoming a fork of OpenOffice. The first release of LibreOffice came in 2011. By 2012, TDF was registered as an organization in Germany..."
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26 Jan 2017 LibreOffice 5.2.5 [60091]
The Document Foundation, January 26th, 2017

The Document Foundation (TDF) announced LibreOffice 5.2.5 "still", the fifth minor release of the LibreOffice 5.2 family. Based on the upcoming announcement of LibreOffice 5.3, all users are invited to update to LibreOffice 5.2.5 from LibreOffice 5.1.6 or previous versions.

TDF suggests deploying LibreOffice in large organizations, public administrations and enterprises with the backing of professional support by certified people.
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