OpenOffice 3.0 to debut Outlook competitor?

Cybernetnews points to a presentation on OpenOffice.org's website called "OpenOffice.org 3.0 and beyond : Voicing the community".

One of the most prominent features promoted is to develop an add-on for Mozilla's Thunderbird email client to turn it into an enterprise-grade Outlook Competitor.

Expect the new Personal Information Manager (PIM) to support local and server-based calendard, to allow task management and be compatible with WedDAV and Google calendar.

Other features that are expected to be adopted are PDF import and expoert, Web 2.0 support (blogging and wiki), Microsoft Office XML 2007 import and support for Mac OS X.

OpenOffice.org 3.0 beta is expected to be released as early as Q2 2008.