Office Suite Archive

1 Jul 2009

Numbers show trends and make news stories

Growing figures show trends. More Twitter followers means more good followers (and more bad followers). More business cards collected at a seminar means more good connections (and more bad connections). More downloads means more OOo users
12 Feb 2009

The price of success 3.0 has been a huge success, and this has raised the awareness of the open source office suite to an unprecedented level. In Europe, where OOo was already quite popular, especially in France, Germany and Italy,
18 Apr 2008

Microsoft and the open source community

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect, while speaking today at the annual conference of the company Most Valuable Professional, has given some perspective about the relationship between Microsoft and open source, as reported by Todd Bishop. What
3 Mar 2008

From the OOo February Newsletter

Developer’s Guide is now in the Wiki The Developer’s Guide is now available online in the Wiki. The main purpose of moving the guide into the wiki is for maintenance reasons and the hope to
22 Feb 2008

Open Letter to Microsoft

Today, we have decided to follow yesterday’s Microsoft announcement with an open letter to the company. This is my translation into English of the text (unfortunately, some of the extra care put in each word gets lost,
20 Feb 2008 is alive and well

According to Alfresco Open Source Barometer (you may find more here and here) is alive and well (and almost kicking Microsoft Office on the back in some countries, like Germany and France). Glyn Moody writes: One
4 Feb 2008

OpenOffice January Newsletter

Announcements Community Innovation Program "On 7 December 2007, Sun Microsystems Inc. announced a new million-dollar fund to foster innovation in six of the open-source projects it sponsors and contributes to. We are pleased to report that
8 Jan 2008

Thanks, and happy 2008

Thanks to Italian journalists, who have written around 2.000 articles about in 2007 and have made the Italian version of the suite the most "wanted" on Google. If you compare with Microsoft Office using Google