Re: [unrev-II] Sun OpenOffice

From: Jack Park (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 11:57:00 PDT

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    I am thinking that Open Office, when combined with all the power in the
    Mozilla open source browser, will make a dynamite platform for future


    At 11:45 AM 7/17/2001 -0700, you wrote:
    >* md656 <> [010717 11:37]:
    > > This Tech Perspective from Gartner looks at Sun's open source plans,
    > > which initiate with its release of the StarOffice source code. Read
    > > more about its strategy.
    > >
    > >
    > > Where I can find the source code? Is it in C or C++?
    > >
    > > Mo
    >The website is very active. Source is
    >available now. A roadmap just posted to the mail list so I have
    >attached it below. Between these efforts and those of the Open
    >Groupware Standard/phpGroupware (they are now collaborating projects),
    >there is quite a bit of activity that would be directly applicable to
    >our work on the OHS, but more on the front (meaning user facing) end
    >than the infrastructural components.
    >-- Grant Bowman <>
    >----- Forwarded message from Michelle Milledge <Michelle.Milledge@Sun.COM>
    >From: Michelle Milledge <Michelle.Milledge@Sun.COM>
    >Subject: [announce] Roadmap and O'Reilly Open Source Conference
    >Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 17:02:58 -0700 (PDT)
    >Message-Id: <>
    >X-Mailer: dtmail 1.3.0 @(#)CDE Version 1.4.2 SunOS 5.8 sun4u sparc
    >I'd like to announce that now has a Roadmap detailing the
    >features expected to be implemented by the end of the year 2001. Please
    >this out at:
    >In addition, I'd like to announce that will be represented
    >in the
    >Sun booth at the O'Reilly Open Source Conference which is taking place in San
    >Diego, California this month. The whole conference is July 23-27 but the
    >exhibits will be open July 25-27.
    >We are sponsoring the keynote on Thursday where our good friend Craig
    >Mundie of
    >Microsoft will be touting the virtues of Shared Source followed by Michael
    >Tiemann of Red Hat who will speak on Open Source. Clearly, this is a MUST
    >We will also be holding a Birds of a Feather session on Thursday night at
    >7pm to
    >talk about where we've been and how we can better meet the needs of our
    >expanding community in the future.
    >Please join us if you will be in the area!

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