Oracle donates "major" rival of Microsoft Office to Apache foundation

Oracle 'donates' to Apache foundation

Oracle has ceded control of the code base to the Apache Software Foundation Incubator project, it announced on Wednesday. is the most popular free productivity suite, and a major rival to Microsoft Office. The software giant said it was 'donating' the open-source code so as to "demonstrate its commitment to the developer and open source communities".

"Major" rival and Oracle still donates. Philanthropy at its best. Hmmm...