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____/ Rex Ballard on Saturday 16 August 2008 06:54 : \____
> Big Blue’s 20,000-strong techies have been advised to ditch Microsoft
> Office and use open standards software such as Lotus Symphony instead.
> IBM chief information officer Mark Hennessey and veep Gina Poole
> issued a memo yesterday urging the firm’s staff to take “a new, more
> integrated approach to desktop productivity software", reports the
> Irish Times.
> I can't comment either, other than to say I've seen the memo.
They should stick with OOo and accompanying FOSS mail/calendaring instead
(e.g. Thunderbird, Evolution with Sunbird, Chandler, or whatever).
Lotus is /proprietary/ software. IBM asks these people to just swap masters.
Revolt down in Big Blue Australia... :-)
~~ Best of wishes
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