Windows FOSS on the Live CD -- the OOo2 question

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Wed Feb 22 12:59:43 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-22-02 at 00:08 +0100, Armand CORBEAUX wrote:
> When you listen people around you, you realize that they don't know
> what is free softwares, even less than they can have a free office
> suite, and even less than any software does not require a licence of
> use.

Actually, more to the point, people don't *care*.

They care that they can write memos.
They care that they can send emails.
They care that they can surf the web.
They care that they can use IM.

Advanced users have a few extra cares like a spreadsheet, presentation
software, etc.

They don't care about free software philosophy.  They care about their
work which happens to use software in the process.  If the software is
free or not doesn't even enter their consciousness.

Michael T. Richter
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