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LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice. That requires a bit of explanation for those not familiar with open source slang. A decade ago, Sun Microsystems donated the code for their office program, StarOffice, to the open source community as the Open Office office suite. They contintued to develop proprietary components for OpenOffice, while OO took […]
“I was just wondering if you wanted to chase this tornado, or if you just wanted to catch the next one.” — Beltzer – Twister (Warner Bros, 1996) Larry Ellison (Oracle’s CEO) was right! The computer/communications industry is really just a huge fashion industry. When Grace Hopper (the Navy’s computing genius) couldn’t explain what was […]