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ostatic.com: Today The Document Foundation announced the release of their final 3.6 update, LibreOffice 3.6.5. "This new release is another step forward in the process of improving the overall quality and stability of LibreOffice, and facilitating the migration process to free software."
mmohrhard.wordpress: So after reading several times on another mailing list that Libreoffice developers should relicense their patches to make them available to other descendents in the OpenOffice.org ecosystem I’m explaining why I contribute to the Libreoffice project and license my changes only as LGPLv3+/MPL.
datamation.com: The latest version adds some welcome new features, but LibreOffice Writer has some legacy issues that should have been addressed years ago.
ostatic.com: LibreOffice 4.0 is right around the bend and today Charles H. Schulz wrote why this particular version is "an existential release." Folks were wondering why the big jump in version numbers, but Schulz says there are two big reasons.
pcworld.com: It's hard to believe LibreOffice has only been around about two years, so thoroughly has it come to dominate as the leading free and open source productivity suite, but late last week a release candidate for its next major version appeared.
ostatic.com: Italo Vignoli today published lots of cool graphs and stats demonstating the growth and other accomplishments over the course of 2012. From the growth in number of contributors to high-profile roll-outs to increasing numbers of downloads, 2012 has been a banner year.
documentfoundation.org: Kohei Yoshida is a well-known individual on the LibreOffice project. To many, he is considered as one of the core group of developers who have contributed to the steady development and code improvement of the project, and one of the leaders of the calc component.
dedoimedo.com: For most people, Microsoft Office Word is synonymous with word processing in general. They do not know or care that there used to be software like WordPerfect, or that some people run LibreOffice, AbiWord, and many other programs.
linux.com: There are countless excellent open source software packages available today for virtually every taste and purpose, but it would be difficult to find a better exemplar of open source success than LibreOffice.
ostatic.com: Yesterday Rob Weir said he didn't believe the LibreOffice user numbers. The folks at TDF are not happy and some pushed right back today. In related news, LibreOffice 3.6.3 was announced today too.
ostatic.com: 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 says those numbers don't add up to him.
ostatic.com: The LibreOffice Conference is in full swing in Berlin and announcements are coming out already. All of the early announcements have one main theme in common: LibreOffice is experiencing amazing growth, both in development and adoption.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Well it's been a momentous few weeks for FOSS fans recently, not least because LibreOffice -- one of the most popular exemplars of free and open source software today -- celebrated its second anniversary late last month.
ostatic.com: The Document Foundation today announced the latest stable release of popular free office suite, LibreOffice 3.6.2.
pcworld.co.nz: If you're considering upgrading to LibreOffice 3.6, my advice -- at least for the present -- is DON'T. Or if you do, proceed with caution. (Instructions below.)