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Re: [News] OpenOffice.org Gets a Lot Faster in Next Version

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 11 March 2009 11:36 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> OpenOffice.org 3.0 Passes 25 Million Downloads
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| John McCreesh noted that OpenOffice.org 3.0 reached
>>| its 25 millionth download on Christmas Day, December
>>| 25. (See the bouncer statistics for the latest number,
>>| which is already well above 25 million, though it?s
>>| just a few days later.)
>> `----
>> http://www.solidoffice.com/archives/943
> Many get their OpenOffice from their distro's repositories, though.
> Microsoft Office?  Netscape the fscker!

They might make it gratis with/out ads, just like Works and Windows (for
sub-notebooks). Their ability to extract licensing money is almost over.

Microsoft has already turned into a patent licensing company. Just look how
many companies it signed deals with (for them to pass revenue extracted from
products Microsoft does not even make). Same with IV...

        "Intellectual property is the next software."

                Nathan Myhrvold, Microsoft patent troll

Fight software patents and the company that lobbies for them.

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