Desktop Linux's Future

Charles Yao yaocharlesc at
Tue Jul 19 10:40:22 UTC 2005

Hi Chanchao,

The only problem I have with open office is with impress. My sales
guys are having trouble with it cause its really a lot slower than
powerpoint when they have to open presentations and also its response
is a lot slower than that of powerpoint.


On 7/19/05, Chanchao <custom at> wrote:
> Hello Charles,
> Tuesday, July 19, 2005, 5:01:52 PM, you wrote:
> CY> Yeah thats true, Can you imagine the number of gamers in the world. If
> CY> adobe also supported Linux it would be a big boost as they also seem
> CY> to have a loyal customer base. But you have to wonder when OpenOffice
> CY> will work seamlessly with MS Offie.
> Since about beta 1.9.79 or thereabouts I'd say.  That was a couple of months
> ago. :)  I use only OpenOffice personally and nobody even notices.
> Only issue is MS Access at the moment.  (and perhaps some of the
> goofier Powerpoint transitions.. :)
> CY> Maybe a better way for them to improve is not to just follow MS
> CY> office but come up with more features that will convert more MS
> CY> office user to OOo.
> I think they already did, and are continuing to do so. I love just
> saving stuff as PDF by clicking a button. Lots of smaller features too
> that just make more sense in Oo.
> Cheers,
> Chanchao
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