Yamagata Shimbun on Oct. 30th reported, "It was revealed on Oct. 29th that Yamagata prefectural government decided on a plan to adopt OpenOffice.org as next PC office software for fiscal 2011 due to the fact that support for MS Office XP will end in July, 2011".

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Created by stargrave 13 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 13 years 24 weeks ago
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lozz's picture


13 years 24 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago


Bad timing

Just when the Free Software Community's about to dump Open Office for the genuinely free Libreoffice.

Still, it's got to be a step up away from total XP slavery.

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13 years 24 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago


Still good

The choice was obviously between openoffice and microsoft office. They chose free software.

Once Libreoffice will be out of beta and more people will learn about it, they will likely migrate over.

Oracle has absolutely destroyed any chances it could have had with oo.o. Nice going.

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