10/15/2000: Sun publishes that the code source of low StarOffice licenses GNU
Sun Microsystems, in collaboration with CollabNet, makes the competence in Microsoft harder publishing the code source of his suite office computerization StarOffice under the license GNU. This means that anyone will have access to the code source of the program, with all the advantages that this supposes, like the errors correction (who can correct an error of, for example, Windows 98?) or the safety mistakes detection.
Thanks to this Sun movement, we will be able to have a corporate PC working under Linux, Solaris or Windows NT, with all the needs software covered, for only the price of the hardware. This is, processor of texts, spreadsheet, database, program of drawing vectorial, and almost everything what we could dream, for nothing of money.
The success has been such that has produced a collapse to himself in the servants of OpenOffice, which is the name by which this free StarOffice is known.
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