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  • Dafydd Walters
    ... We were testing OpenOffice.org 1.0. ... From: J. Lucha To: Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 11:17 PM
    Message 1 of 6 , May 23, 2002
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      > Just out of curiosity, what version did
      > you evaluate. Was it the StarOffice Beta, or
      > did you use OpenOffice?

      We were testing OpenOffice.org 1.0.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "J. Lucha" <jim@...>
      To: <lalugs@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 11:17 PM
      Subject: Re: [lalugs] Re: Let's have some Microsoft Office users try Open
      Office...


      > Dafydd,
      >
      > Just out of curiousity, what version did
      > you evaluate. Was it the StarOffice Beta, or
      > did you use OpenOffice?
      >
      > As a side note to those that are going to take up Dan's challenge and
      > evaluate it for several days. I know that being able to use Microsoft's
      > formats will be important, but I think evaluating its usefulness with
      > it's own built-in formats is also very important. At our work, we are
      > evaluating it on it's ability to DISPLAY Word and Excel files. Any
      > modification or new documents will be saved in the StarOffice/OpenOffice
      > native format. Part of the point is not just having a cheaper office
      > suite, but having open file formats.
      >
      > -Jim
      >
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