StarOffice Beta Program to Close

By Staff Staff | Posted at 5:51 PM

According to a report at, Sun has been saturated with so many comments from beta testers for StarOffice 6.0, they will be ending the beta program December 31st. “'We've got all the feedback we can handle here,' spokesman Russ Castronovo said. 'We are at saturation point. I think we've satisfied the requirements of the program.'”

“The open-source site that hosts development is called OpenOffice. Even after Sun cancels its download program, the software can be downloaded from OpenOffice or purchased in several CD-ROM versions.” “Sun and other StarOffice fans hope their product will become more popular as customers balk at the cost of running Microsoft Office, which has by far the largest chunk of the market.”

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