While this news is not directly related to OpenOffice.org, it does deserve a special mention:
"The Wikimedia Foundation and Linterweb announces the release of Wikipedia Version 0.5, a compact disc collection of around 2,000 articles from the English Wikipedia. The project paves the way for many such collections, with larger releases planned in a variety of languages."
The Wikipedia CD is available for purchase, and it can be downloaded via FTP or bittorrent free of charge. Source: wikipdiaondvd.com, Slashdot.