Why OpenOffice.org?

People have asked me quite a few times why I insist on using OpenOffice.org as my PC office product. I have written a commentary, "Why OpenOffice.org?" at http://www.pc-tools.net/comment/openoffice/

I encourage everyone to take a look. Have I missed any important points? Perhaps you might run across a new reason to switch from that klunky MS Office system.

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Just thought I'd mention, my

Just thought I'd mention, my above article also got coverage at linuxtoday.com, where there are some additional comments from readers about the subject

http://linuxtoday.com/infrastructure/2004120800432OSBZDT

Love this feedback....

One user said:

As for popularity of MS Office, I think you are mistaking popularity with addiction. People use Microsoft Office for two reasons - ignorance of OpenOffice and lock-in to Microsoft file formats. MS Office is popular in the same way as heart disease is the most popular way to die.


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