On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Brian wrote:

> I need some examples so I can present a strong case for OpenOffice.  We're
> stuck netween a rock and a hard place, and OpenOffice might save us.  That
> is, if I can get the PHBs to listen.  Whenever I say "linux", they say
> "no", before they've even heard what I have to say.  They assume that
> free == crap.
> I had been thinking about raising the issue with PHBs, but I feared a
> solid "no" when I said the word "open".  Then this morning, someone in our
> department comes up to me and asks me if I've ever heard of
> OpenOffice.  Her husband uses it religiously, and supposedly he's heard of
> governements and huge businesses switching to it like mad.
> So, what I need are examples.  Who here uses OpenOffice in a corporate
> environment?  Who thinks OpenOffice is a worthless piece of crap?  I need
> to hear both sides so I can present a clear case in all directions.
> Thanks!
OpenOffice 1.0.1 is as compatible with MS Office as any two
versions of MS Office are with each other in my experience.

Daniel Taylor
dante at plethora.net
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