Re: Re: StarOffice
Sorry, but it seems as if I detect a contradiction here. I believe you are
correct in stating that StarOffice is not free nor OpenSource software,
therefore StarOffice CANNOT be released under the GPL(GNU General Public
License) as you stated that it is here. I just wanted to clear that up.
Perhaps it is my mistake. Please correct me if I am wrong.
Meanwhile, you might want to consider checking out OpenOffice at
http://www.openoffice.org/ I hear it is fairly usable in it's current beta
stage. They're web page says it's being released under three licenses, one of
which is GPL. Think I'll give it a try myself.
On Monday 02 April 2001 13:39, Robert Voigt wrote:
> >I don't think so as Staroffice is not a free or open source software
> >and Sun does not give the sources
> Star Office is GPL. I just don't think there will be a package
> maintainer for such a monster package. Just today I learned they have
> 180 people working on it. That's why it's so big and slow :)