August 14, 2005

StarOffice creator on the GNOME pact

LinuxWorld Seeing as how we'd scooped the news of the creation of the Gnome Foundation without the benefit of embargoed press releases, Sun Microsystems was kind enough to let its kimono drop earlier than it had planned yesterday... and brought forth Marco Boerries, creator of StarOffice.

Boerries says he's been working on StarOffice since he was fifteen in 1986 - which sounds like cruel and unusual punishment in anyone's book. How he must wish he'd have kept his bedroom tidy...

Link: The Register

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