and its dependence on a Java Runtime Environment.
"One of the few technical arguments against OpenOffice.org's use of
Java is that it undermines the project's goal to be a cross-platform office
suite. Many operating systems currently supported, including FreeBSD and
GNU/Linux for the PowerPC, have no official version of Java. Those who wish
to use OOo 2.0 on such platforms must use GNU/Linux emulation or work with
an often incomplete free Java implementation. Either way, the new
requirement places new pressures on the already overworked teams of
OpenOffice.org volunteers working on these ports.
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