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12 Feb 2017 Libreoffice 5.3 Upgrade Brings Open-Source Office Suite To The Cloud (Slideshow) [60346]
eWeek, February 3rd, 2017

"The open-source LibreOffice office application suite has been improving steadily since 2010, when it was forked from the Oracle OpenOffice suite," reports Sean M. Kerner in eWeek. "The latest incremental milestone is LibreOffice version 5.3, released Feb. 1 and providing users with new features and improved performance. LibreOffice bundles multiple applications including the Writer Document, Calc Spreadsheet, Impress Presentation, Draw, Math Formula and Base Database. Among the numerous feature updates in Writer are new PDF document-handling capabilities that enable users to import and digitally sign existing documents..."
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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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03 Feb 2017 Libreoffice 5.3 Upgrade Brings Open-Source Office Suite To The Cloud [60220]
eWeek, February 3rd, 2017

"The open-source LibreOffice office application suite has been improving steadily since 2010, when it was forked from the Oracle OpenOffice suite. The latest incremental milestone is LibreOffice version 5.3, released Feb. 1 and providing users with new features and improved performance. LibreOffice bundles multiple applications including the Writer Document, Calc Spreadsheet, Impress Presentation, Draw, Math Formula and Base Database. Among the numerous feature updates in Writer are new PDF document-handling capabilities that enable users to import and digitally sign existing documents..."
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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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