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The differences between [[StarOffice]] and OpenOffice.org can be accounted for in two ways:
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* Differences of features between [[StarOffice]] and OpenOffice.
* Differences between [[StarOffice]] 5.2 and the future of [[StarOffice]]
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** The source code has undergone some significant changes since 5.2 was release<br>Some of these changes are:
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*** Removal of integrated desktop
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*** Componentization of word processing, spreadsheet and graphic applications modules
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*** Removal of email and calendar and the schedule server
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*** Removal of the Browser
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*** Move to XML File Formats
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*** Improved Microsoft Filters
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*** CJK support (CJK refers to Asian languages: C-Chinese, simple and traditional, J-Japanese, K-Korean)
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These are all changes that were decided upon by Sun Microsystems before the source code was released to the community.
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* Differences between [[StarOffice]] and OpenOffice.
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** The source code available at OpenOffice.org does not consist of all of the [[StarOffice]] code. Usually, the reason for this is that Sun pays to license third party code to include in [[StarOffice]] that which it does not have permission to make available in OpenOffice.org. Those things which are or will be present in [[StarOffice]] but are not available on OpenOffice.org include:
 
** The source code available at OpenOffice.org does not consist of all of the [[StarOffice]] code. Usually, the reason for this is that Sun pays to license third party code to include in [[StarOffice]] that which it does not have permission to make available in OpenOffice.org. Those things which are or will be present in [[StarOffice]] but are not available on OpenOffice.org include:
 
*** Certain fonts (including, especially, Asian language fonts)
 
*** Certain fonts (including, especially, Asian language fonts)
*** The database component (Adabas D)
 
 
*** Templates included with [[StarOffice]]
 
*** Templates included with [[StarOffice]]
 
*** Extensive Clip Art Gallery
 
*** Extensive Clip Art Gallery
 
*** Some sorting functionality (Asian versions)
 
*** Some sorting functionality (Asian versions)
 
*** Certain file filters
 
*** Certain file filters
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*** Different spellcheckers
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** OOo is available in more languages than StarOffice
  
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* Differences of support between [[StarOffice]] and OpenOffice.
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** As users normally have to pay for StarOffice, they can expect additional [http://www.sun.com/software/staroffice/support.jsp support options].
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** [http://www.sun.com/software/staroffice Sun Microsystems] has some additional benefits for registered users of StarOffice.
 
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What are the differences between StarOffice and OpenOffice.org?


  • Differences of features between StarOffice and OpenOffice.
    • The source code available at OpenOffice.org does not consist of all of the StarOffice code. Usually, the reason for this is that Sun pays to license third party code to include in StarOffice that which it does not have permission to make available in OpenOffice.org. Those things which are or will be present in StarOffice but are not available on OpenOffice.org include:
      • Certain fonts (including, especially, Asian language fonts)
      • Templates included with StarOffice
      • Extensive Clip Art Gallery
      • Some sorting functionality (Asian versions)
      • Certain file filters
      • Different spellcheckers
    • OOo is available in more languages than StarOffice
  • Differences of support between StarOffice and OpenOffice.
    • As users normally have to pay for StarOffice, they can expect additional support options.
    • Sun Microsystems has some additional benefits for registered users of StarOffice.
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