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Re: [News] [Rival] Serious Usability and Work Loss Issues in Office 2007

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____/ Sinister Midget on Friday 17 October 2008 17:26 : \____

> On 2008-10-17, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>
>> Arrogance or efficiency? Why Microsoft redesigned the Office user interface,
>> Part 1
>>
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Earlier this year, I was writing an e-mail message using Microsoft Office
>>| Outlook 2007 and clicked on the button for adding one of my signature
>>| blocks.
>>| 
>>| Presto! Most of my message disappeared! Investigation and testing showed
>>| that the behavior was unpredictable; sometimes, only the existing default
>>| signature was replaced by the new signature but occasionally the program
>>| became confused and wiped out portions of the text as well.
>> `----
>>
>>
http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2008/101308sec1.html?ts0hb&story=ts_kabay
> 
> Can they click a button that lets them send a report to $BEHEMOTH, to
> be lost in the mountains of complaints that will never be seen by human
> eyes? Or do they need to get in contact with their old buddy "Jeremy"
> in India to read through a checklist that doesn't solve anything?

No, they have 'free' support -- harassing the next-door neighbour or a cousin,
expecting that support should be 'free' (as one's free time). The whole point
about Linux having no support or being expensive to support it moot. It's FUD.

- -- 
                ~~ Best of wishes

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