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OpenOffice coders debate retiring the project

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    Concerns at the Apache Software Foundation that the Apache OpenOffice project it hosts might be failing have prompted a debate about retiring the project, and triggered the resignation of at least one member of the project's management committee.

    The office productivity suite was once a key element of efforts to build an open source alternative to Microsoft's dominance of the desktop.

    Now its remaining developers struggle to keep on top of security issues in the code, and the ASF Board has asked the project's management committee to explain itself and propose a remedy, committee chair Dennis E. Hamilton said in an email to project contributors last week.

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