The OpenOffice.org community has announced that IBM will be joining the community to collaborate on the development of OpenOffice.org software. IBM will be making initial code contributions that it has been developing as part of its Lotus Notes product, including accessibility enhancements, and will be making ongoing contributions to the feature richness and code quality of OpenOffice.org. Besides working with the community on the free productivity suite’s software, IBM will also leverage OpenOffice.org technology in its products.

The text of the full Press Release is here, and an accompanying FAQ is here.

[tags]open source, IBM, openoffice, sun microsystems[/tags]