FFOSS (Freeware/Free & Open Source Software) Friday

by Todd Ogasawara

Microsoft HealthVault: Who Do You Trust 2.0?
Thu, 04 Oct 2007 20:48:33

Microsoft HealthVault

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Go-OO OpenOffice.org Fork (Yet Another One!)
Wed, 03 Oct 2007 21:56:03


Too bad the OOo factions spend so much time forking instead of working on a native Mac OS X port (and what's wrong with the NeoOffice port that seems to get it right already?).

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OgasaWalrus Blog 1 Year Anniversary
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 22:33:54

What do you know? It has been one year since I relaunched this OgasaWalrus blog after moving from my old Zope based web hosting service to this one. It started out as more of a personal notetaking system to help me remember interesting Freeware and Open Source apps for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Fortunately, there seem to be a few other people also interested in this topic and, more importantly, are able fact check me when needed (thanks!) and bring up F/FOSS apps I don't know about (more thanks!).

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Adobe Acquiring Virtual Ubiquity-Buzzword Web Editor
Sun, 30 Sep 2007 22:04:25

Looks like Adobe wants to go head-to-head with Google Docs. They acquired Virtual Ubiquity which created a bit of buzz with their Flash-based Buzzword web editor. Now they need a web spreadsheet and web slide presentation creation service.