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Submission + - AbiWord 2.8 and released (

uwog writes: The AbiSource community has released version 2.8 of the well-known AbiWord word processor. In addition to support for annotations (comments) and native SVGs, it comes with powerful, real-time collaboration capabilities that were originally developed for the One Laptop Per Child project. With this release, users can now collaborate with multiple people on the same document at the same time, using all of the rich-text features that AbiWord brings to the table. These features are tightly integrated with a new online web service called, which lets you store documents online, allows easy document sharing with your friends, and performs format conversions on the fly.
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AbiWord 2.8 and released

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