TITLE

IBM throws more weight behind ODF

AUTHOR(S)
Fontana, John
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Network World;9/17/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of International Business Machines Corp.(IBM) to throw its development weight behind OpenOffice.org, the most prominent set of open source applications based on the Open Document Format (ODF) in the U.S. It is that the move will add 35 veteran programmers to the sparse who are working on developing the OpenOffice.org specification, which incorporates the ODF. It reveals that the move of IBM to throw its weight behind the ODF-base OpenOffice.org is also proof that rivals see a chink in the Microsoft Office armor just as various organizations. Accordingly, critics have pointed out that the jumped of IBM's into OpenOffice.org has been a long time coming.
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26639075

 

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