Monday, September 10, 2007
IBM Joins OOo
It's official. IBM will join OOo community to develop and promote OpenOffice.org's technology. See the press release here. It's a big win for both side. IBM is a big vendor and it has proven to support most of Open Source projects by releasing some of their patents and promote the use of Open Source application by publishing articles about it in IBM DeveloperWorks, mostly in Linux and Open Source section. Meanwhile, OOo is the big product from Sun and community which has proven to be a great office suite and it also supports ODF, the standardized formats.