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Old 11-09-2011, 11:18 PM   #1
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Question LibreOffice vs OpenOffice.org


Would somebody please tell me what is the difference b/w them?
Do they have any different features?
which one is better than the other?
 
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Old 11-10-2011, 12:00 AM   #2
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OpenOffice's father is Oracle.
 
Old 11-10-2011, 12:11 AM   #3
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LibreOffice is a fork (actually it's not even a fork) of OpenOffice. The development team from OpenOffice are the same people who are now doing LibreOffice.
 
Old 11-10-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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LibreOffice is a fork (actually it's not even a fork) of OpenOffice. The development team from OpenOffice are the same people who are now doing LibreOffice.
But why are they doing it????
there should be a reason to do that rite??? i need to know will there be any changes b/w them??

because i used the both i dint find any changes, it works the same as each other. .
 
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Old 11-10-2011, 01:42 AM   #5
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Sometimes wikipedia is really handy-

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On 28 September 2010, several members of the OpenOffice.org project formed a new group called "The Document Foundation". The Document Foundation created LibreOffice from their former project in response to Oracle Corporation's purchasing of Sun Microsystems over concerns that Oracle would either discontinue OpenOffice.org, or place restrictions on it as an open source project, as it had on Sun's OpenSolaris
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LibreOffice

There is already some differences between OpenOffice and LibreOffice (list on the wiki page BTW). As time goes on, OpenOffice and LibreOffice will become more different to each other.
 
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Old 11-10-2011, 11:15 AM   #6
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Ultimately, LibreOffice will be the better because it's the one with the most developers.
 
Old 11-10-2011, 11:57 AM   #7
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LİbreOffice is much more actively developed then OpenOffice. And ıt's going very well now.
 
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Sometimes wikipedia is really handy-


All in all an apt use of the pedia
 
  


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