Spotlight: On Developers and Technology
2001 December 19
What operating system do you use? OpenOffice.org runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris and is being ported to Mac OS X; no other office suite is so capable. In the last ten days, discussions on the general "discuss" list have touched on two, related issues, expressed by the subject lines of the mail threads, "Are we freeing MS Windows," and "Transition Stories, Win to Lin." The idea behind both is to examine what is meant, in practice and theory, by supporting and contributing an Open Source project such as OpenOffice.org.