= Features/ApacheOpenOffice =
Feature owner(s): Andrea Pescetti <pescetti(a)apache.org>
Add Apache OpenOffice, the free productivity suite, to Fedora.
== Detailed description ==
Apache OpenOffice (formerly OpenOffice.org
) is the the leading free and open-
source office software suite.
Donated by Oracle to the Apache Software Foundation in 2011, it is now
developed and supported by a thriving community; it graduated from the Apache
Incubator in October 2012 and it is now an Apache Top-Level Project.
Two new versions, 3.4.0 and 3.4.1, were released in the last 8 months and a
major update, 4.0, is in the works and scheduled for April 2012. Versions
3.4.0 and 3.4.1 totalled 35 million downloads so far (not counting mirrors).
To be clear, this proposal is about merely adding Apache OpenOffice: it doesn't
affect existing office suites included in Fedora and it doesn't require that
Apache OpenOffice is made the default office suite in Fedora.
What's the end game with this proposal since we already moved away from
openoffice to libreoffice which caused enough confusion for our end user
And from the looks of it libreoffice has better license and more active