ComputerWorld reports from the linux.conf.au OpenOffice.org miniconf
, where some problems were discussed. "Sun Microsystems' chief technology evangelist Simon Phipps acknowledged the challenges OpenOffice.org faces and put it down to its monolithic code base rather than Sun's contribution governance.
'For something that was originally written for Windows 3.1 and OS/2, the fact that it now runs on Linux and Solaris is a significant achievement,' Phipps said....
'Ask IBM why it uses OpenOffice but doesn't contribute to it,' he said.
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