Tim Smith wrote:
> In article <4pkfhhFj6cddU2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Gordon <gbplinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > As far as I can see, Adobe slit their own throats here. Microsoft
>> > apparently had no intent to compete with Adobe regarding XPS, but their
>> > hard stance against Microsoft shipping PDF capabilities with Office
>> > 2007 has forced Microsoft to take the gloves off.
>> So how come Open office has PDF capabilities?
> Because Adobe hasn't told them not to? Adobe told Microsoft to either
> not have "save as PDF" or to charge money for it, and threatened to file
> an antitrust complaint with the EU if Microsoft included "save as PDF"
> for free.
> Google if you want the details, as they were covered all over the tech
OK I accept that is what happened, but my question still stands - why
did(does) Adobe have a problem with MS but not with OO?
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