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Seven Reasons for Choosing LibreOffice over Microsoft Office

http://blog.worldlabel.com

LibreOffice is free for the download, and you can install it on as many different machines as you choose. But a free price and a free license aren’t much good if the software doesn’t have the features you want. Happily, that’s usually not a concern with LibreOffice

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Is OpenOffice.org a Threat? Microsoft Thinks So

http://www.computerworlduk.com

One of the unusual aspects of open source is the fact that the software development philosophy spills over into the way that the project is run. This means that how and why things are done, and by whom, is plain for all to see. Contrast that with Microsoft.

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On "Custom XML" (and why nobody should care)

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I see that Microsoft lost an appeal in the "Custom XML" litigation, and may be forced to disable that functionality in Microsoft Office. This is a short backgrounder explaining what "Custom XML" is about, and why nobody should care.

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Google: Firms can 'get rid' of Office in a year

http://www.zdnetasia.com

In a year, most enterprises will have the choice to "get rid of [Microsoft] Office if they chose to", suggests Dave Girouard, president of Google's enterprise division.

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Revelation: Why I Still Use Microsoft Word

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Even though I use Linux on my main workstation, I have to admit that I can't live without Microsoft Word so I have it installed through Wine and VirtualBox.

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Google Cracks SharePoint and Office Lock-in, Microsoft Still Morbidly Obsessed with GNU/Linux

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Google creates more funnels to lead away from Microsoft software and formats/protocols; Microsoft takes aim at GNU/Linux

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Software Patents Do Not Apply to Microsoft

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Microsoft shakes off the ban on Word and is meanwhile occupied with illegalising Free software globally

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Microsoft Office Loses Credibility Due to i4i Lawsuit, Motorola Dumps Office

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As Microsoft struggles to keep Office in the market, Google seizes the opportunity and poaches big customers

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New Victories for ODF and i4i-imposed Word Ban as an Opportunity for ODF

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New ODF Alliance member, more vendor support, and another, more positive way to view the i4i ruling

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Microsoft embarrassed by new XML patent email

http://news.techworld.com

Microsoft knew of the patent held by i4i as early as 2001, but instead set out to make the Canadian developer's software "obsolete" by adding a feature to Word, according to court documents.

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No easy fix for Word legal woes

http://blogs.computerworld.com

...when I see that one attorney thinks there's an "easy technical work-around" for Microsoft's patent violation in Word, my alarm bells go off. There is no easy fix here, and, short of waving the white-flag, Microsoft may very well have to stop selling Word, and thus Microsoft Office, this fall.

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How Bill Gates Denied Access to Office File Format Documentation to Stifle Competition

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Microsoft's former chairman shows the company's attitude towards accessible file formats and competition

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Open-source users revolt over OpenOffice.org's ribbon-esque UI

http://www.computerworld.com

The open-source faithful are lambasting a proposed overhaul of OpenOffice.org's user interface, with critics saying it would "ape" Microsoft Office's controversial Ribbon layout.

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From MSODF to MSPDF?

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Microsoft Office's support of PDF is also very poor

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Disputes over ODF spreadsheet interoperability

http://www.h-online.com

Microsoft's release of Open Document Format (ODF) support in Service Pack 2 for Office 2007 has triggered a war of words over the handling of spreadsheet formulas.

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