Updated OpenOffice Mac Download Pages

Ahead of the OpenOffice.org conference, I have just released the new download pages for OpenOffice.org (X11) on the Mac. They are now much simpler than before. The download is now available at http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/download/. The old download pages (except the legacy download for 1.1.2) redirect to the new pages. Part of this is the fact that… Continue reading Updated OpenOffice Mac Download Pages

The all new Google News Archive Search

The new Google Archive Search is a great tool, with even more potential. The timeline feature is really neat, though could be more customisable. For example being able to show more articles on one page. Here’s and example search for all articles related to Mac OpenOffice in timeline form.

Updated Mac Website plan

Please look at slides 11 – 13, as these contain all the changes. Primarily, I have added what I think should be in the user and developer sections of the mac porting web site. http://smsm1.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ooo/MacPortingWebSite.pdfhttp://smsm1.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ooo/MacPortingWebSite.odp To see the current draft please look at http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/testing/index.html


Is it any wonder people go about pirating MS product? Their licensing is so complicated I just take one look and run away, it’s that complicated. Now there putting anti-piracy software into their MS-products. One week later and OpenOffice is starting a switch campaign. I have also added the getOpenOffice.org logo to my blog.

Java Help

In trying to create JavaHelp Documentation, I have found that the following software to be useful. http://sourceforge.net/projects/jhelpmaker It is a new Open Source project available on sourceforge, that looks like it has a lot of potential.