Vignoli said that LibreOffice exists as an "alternative" to other suites like Microsoft Office, and there will always be a population of users who turn to its closed-source competitor.
"We are not here to wipe Microsoft out of the market, which would be impossible anyway," he said.
Moving forward, LibreOffice 5 will be the foundation for mobile apps on Android and Ubuntu Touch, along with a Web-based version that will eventually feature live collaborative editing similar to what Microsoft and Google offer with their respective office suites.
"We look forward to having a full editing feature version for Android around the end of the year, to have a LibreOffice online version around the end of the year -- let's say the first months of 2016 -- and to add collaborative editing during 2016," Vignoli said.
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