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Cloud Version of OpenOffice In the Works 71

Posted by timothy
from the rather-like-the-non-cloud-version dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The Apache Foundation revealed in Sinsheim, Germany their plans for a cloud version of OpenOffice.org based on HTML5. Chinese and German engineers use OpenOffice in 'headless' mode as a base."
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Cloud Version of OpenOffice In the Works

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  • LibreOffice Online (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 08, 2012 @12:27PM (#41920375)

    LibreOffice will be doing something similar:
    http://www.muktware.com/news/3509/libreoffice-online-will-be-real-competitor-microsoft-office-365#.UJvrD281nK4

  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 08, 2012 @01:20PM (#41921437)

    LibreOffice is where the real action is. They even import bug fixes from Apache Office if there are any not yet fixed in LibreOffice yet. Though activity at Apache seems really slow, so it isn't much work. So technically you can consider them merged in the LibreOffice code base. LibreOffice has much more features than Apache Office and Apache Office doesn't have any features not in LibreOffice.

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