4 Feb 2012

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The infographic tells it all. Data have been extracted from Ohloh, using the same metric for both projects.
19 Jan 2012

Counting LibreOffice Hackers

TDF has been announced on September 28, 2010. At the time, developers focusing on the LibreOffice source code were a rather small number. According to Ohloh, in August 2010 hackers committing code were 41 for OOo and
31 Dec 2011

Happy New Year

2 Oct 2011

ODF 1.2 has been approved as an OASIS standard

ODF 1.2, the document format adopted by LibreOffice, has been approved as an OASIS standard. Although we are still waiting the formal OASIS announcement, there have been a dry email by Chet Ensign and a more enthusiastic
21 Sep 2011

IBM is hiring

Oliver-Rainer Wittmann – a former Oracle OOo developer – has written a message on the Apache OOo-Dev mailing list, where he explains that “after some change acceptance in the last months, I have got the possibility to
17 Sep 2011

InfoWorld awards Best of Open Source to LibreOffice

LibreOffice is one of the winners of InfoWorld BOSSIE – Best of Open Source – Awards 2011. LibreOffice OpenOffice.org desperately needed a rejuvenating shot in the arm, and it’s come in the form of the LibreOffice project,
12 Sep 2011

LibreOffice User Research

The guys at OpenSource Usability Labs have carried out an extensive survey of LibreOffice users, with over 5.400 answers (over 75% completed). Results have been summarized in three different posts. LibreOffice User Research – Results # 1
5 Sep 2011

Digressions on AOOo

I have one quarter of Roman blood, and I have spent my youth in Rome where I have attended the primary school. I can still speak with a decent Roman accent, so AOOo – the short name
7 Feb 2011

Marketing to Developers for Developers @ FOSDEM

I’ve been @ FOSDEM for the first time in my life, with several friends at The Document Foundation. On Sunday, we have been talking about the development of LibreOffice, and I have tried to outline what we
16 Jan 2011

Interesting take about Oracle

Digging into my feeds, I have found an interesting article about Oracle, which is definitely worth reading. Following the links inside the article, you can discover additional readings, which do open interesting perspectives on the company.