Re: Sun goes fully open source!
It's written Starzilla, but it's pronounced KOffice.
On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 09:19:00AM -0500, Keith G. Murphy wrote:
> J Horacio MG wrote:
> > > On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Oki DZ wrote:
> > >
> > > > Ben Collins wrote:
> > > > > Not being able to distribute your changes, is not free speech. It's crap and they
> > > > > are only hoping to capitalize on the hardwork of others without giving them
> > > > > anything truly worthwhile in return.
> > > >
> > > > Hi, what about a free office suite? It's somekind of a return, isn't it?
> > > > (http://www.sun.com/staroffice/).
> > >
> > > Unless they changed the license recently, this (stareoffice) is only free
> > > in the monetary sense, not the freedom sense.
> > >
> > > I'd rather use Vim.
> > So would I, and many others here, but you still need a good word
> > processor, and StarOffice provides that.
> I hope we don't get into the same kind of worst-of-all-possible-worlds
> situation we've been in with Netscape, where they don't have much
> motivation to fix bugs, but the code's not open for somebody else to fix
> it. Starzilla, anyone?
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