> On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 00:50:51 -0500, Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> 50 million
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>>> | Five months (163 days) since release, and OpenOffice.org 3.0 yesterday
>>> | clocked up its 50 millionth download via
>>> | OK, we know there are many good reasons why OpenOffice.org should be
>>> | everyone?s desktop, but thi is still an extraordinary achievement.
>>> The download pace DOUBLED!
>> That's 50 million users who won't be saving in a restricted, proprietary
>> *.doc or *.docx format.
>> 50 Million users documents that will forever be readable.
>> 50 million $700 payments *not* going to Microsoft.
>> 35 BILLION DOLLARS!!!
>> $35,000,000,000 ....
>> That's a big hit in the bribery and graft, anti Linux corruption fund
> And the FUDdite will tell you, presumably with a straight face, that
> Microsoft isn't worried about OpenOffice.
> My response to them. Bullshit, they aren't.
Yeah, who cares about *35 BILLION DOLLARS* anyway, easy come, easy go ;-)
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