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StarOffice Now Free From Sun

Wednesday September 1st, 1999

Oliver Strutynski writes, "Sun has aquired the German software company Star-Division and is now giving away their product, StarOffice, for free. They also plan to release the source code under a 'community license'. Star-Office is an MS Office compatible office software running on a variety of platforms including Win32, Solaris, OS/2 and Linux."

From what I recall, StarOffice was free to individuals before Sun's purchase of StarDivision, but the release of the source code is a great step.


#9 StarOffice Now Free From Sun

by Kovu <Kovu401@netscape.net>

Wednesday September 1st, 1999 7:15 PM

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Corel has other stuff, like CorelDraw, and IBM has other stuff, too. Office 2000 costs between $400 and $700. RIP OFF. Can you say, NEED TO DIE?