KOffice, the office suite built on KDE technology and in the KDE Communtiy has recently gotten a lot of press, but is still often underrepresented. In this interview, some key KOffice developers tell us about the recent progress of KDE's Office suite, about Open Standards and how KOffice plays an active role in bringing Freedom to users. We have talked to Boudewijn Rempt, developer of Krita, core KOffice contributor and KOffice release manager, as well as to David Faure who has been taking part in the OASIS, the organization that is responsible for advancing the OpenDocument (ODF) standard.

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This is an interesting article.

This is an interesting article. It's very important that we remember OpenDocument an open, /multi-party/ standard. If we all end up using OpenOffice, we may be better off (since OpenOffice is FOSS) than using solely Microsoft Office, but not by much. I hope in the future, people will be able to use any one of many office suites (including Microsoft Office) to modify OpenDocument files, while being assured of full interoperability.

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