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Is LibreOffice Exaggerating User Data?

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Not long ago during The LibreOffice Conference, Florian Effenberger announced that LibreOffice had nearly 60 million users. It's an impressive number, yet entirely plausible to most readers. However, Rob Weir isn't most readers. He's a notable proponent of the Open Document Format and OpenOffice, among the many other impressive entries on his résumé. He says those numbers don't add up to him.

Weir began his post by saying, "If this were merely yet another case of puffery from the LibreOffice marketing department then I might just let it go, as I have with many other similar claims in the past couple of years."

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