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Oracle's OpenOffice Surrender

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It's hard to believe that it was only about six months ago that LibreOffice was born. The free and open source productivity software suite was created, of course, in response to Oracle's unclear intentions regarding OpenOffice.org, which had long been the community's suite of choice. At the time, Oracle chose to keep OpenOffice to itself, but now -- fast forward to just a little more than a week ago -- it appears to be giving it up after all. Bigger news in the world of FOSS would be difficult to imagine. Of course, what form the newly freed project will take next remains to be determined. ()