Good news from Google

Google is going to start giving away Star Office as part of its free toolset that includes Picasa and Google Earth. Read more from this post at Novell’s East blog. The boys in Redmond have to be taking a deep breath. Open source software advocates are breathing a sigh and the internet connected public including computer manufacturers must be very happy. Imagine the cost of new PCs without the cost of an office suite.

About Don Watkins

I'm a FOSS advocate, writer, educator, Python coder, Linux user, US Navy Veteran, Secular Franciscan, husband,father and grandfather. I blog about my life and experiences that give it meaning.
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1 Response to Good news from Google

  1. Steve Bogner says:

    Nice! I’ve been using OpenOffice for a while now, and I have the boys using it for their homework projects now that school is back in. With Google behind it, it will just get better.

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