XML News from Thursday, September 1, 2005

The OpenOffice Project has posted the second beta of OpenOffice 2.0, an open source office suite for Linux and Windows that saves all its files as zipped XML. New features in 2.0 include a multipane view, custom shapes, enhanced database frontend, mail merge wizard, nested tables, digital signatures, XForms, and the ability to open and save WordPerfect files. OpenOffice is dual licensed under the LGPL and Sun Industry Standards Source License.