From ZDNet UK:
"Germany's SuSE said on Friday that the new version of its Linux operating system distribution does not include the latest version of StarOffice
because its proprietary, fee-based licence would have increased the cost of the operating system. The shift in policy of one of several changes to
SuSE Linux 8.0, which includes revamped core technology and new graphical desktop software."
May 1, 2002