OpenOffice port to OSX is on its way! Now if they could get a few good programmers on board we might actually see a release by the end of the year or early next year.<br><br>[color:red]semicolon dash parenthesis</font color=red>
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i wasn't sure if this was something that was stand-alone and independent of microsoft office or something that could transfer files with the suit or what...so, from the link above:<br>[color:"blue"]Question: What is OpenOffice.org 1.0?<br><br>Answer: OpenOffice.org 1.0 is a full-featured office productivity suite that provides a near drop-in replacement for Microsoft Office. Users report that little or no training is required for people migrating from other office suites - everything works the way people expect.<br><br>The free office productivity software suite features key desktop applications, including word processor, spreadsheet, presentation and drawing programs, in more than 25 languages. In addition, OpenOffice.org 1.0 works transparently with a variety of file formats, enabling users to exchange documents freely with users of with other office suites, such as Microsoft Office and StarOffice 6.0 software. OpenOffice.org 1.0 software runs stably and natively on multiple platforms, including Linux, PPC Linux, Solaris, Windows and many other flavors of Unix, and will fully support Mac OS X and Darwin upon completion of the port.<br><br>OpenOffice.org 1.0 is the culmination of more than 18 months of collaborative effort by members of the OpenOffice.org community, which comprises Sun employees, volunteers, CollabNet, and end users, all working to create the best international office suite running on all major platforms.<br><br>Written in C++ and with documented APIs licensed under the LGPL and SISSL Open Source licenses, OpenOffice.org allows any knowledgeable developer to benefit from the source. And, because the file format for OpenOffice.org is XML, interoperability is easy, making future development and adoption more certain.</font><br><br>[color:blue] -sean</font color=blue>
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