basic - continued

Amedee Van Gasse amedee-ubuntu at
Sat Feb 6 16:50:16 UTC 2010

On 06-02-10 17:20, Chris Jones wrote:
> Hi,
>> No, it isn't. It is the comparison I, for example, had to do at
>> work: WinXP with Office 2003 or Ubuntu 9.04 with which ever version
>> of OOo I prefer.
> Nothing is stopping you buying a newer version of MS office...

His boss is stopping him, but I know what you are trying to say.

> If the point you are trying to make is OO is free, so you can upgrade
> whenever you want, whereas MS office isn't free, then great. A very
> fair and valid point. But on a purely technically level it is not
> fair to compare a 6 year old obsolete application to the latest and
> greatest of another, when an upgrade for the older package is
> available (free or otherwise).
> cheers Chris

Anyway, offtopic, so followup set to sounder.

Oh and Chris, could you check the wrapping in your email client? Your 
last paragraph didn't wrap.


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