[ILUG] opensource too costly for Irish gov
jm at jmason.org
Fri Apr 30 18:02:03 IST 2004
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Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions writes:
> covers some very valid points in relation to Open Source vs Windows, where
> they compared Office 2003 with Open Office.
> The more advanced users of tools like Excel found Open Office totally
> inadequate for their needs, while those that were at the lower end seemed to
> be satisfied with it.
...Probably because the most advanced users of Excel, Word et al would
be expecting OO to be *exactly the same*.
Even if OO is more user-friendly than Word, it'll still require some
re-learning; it's easier to do that if you can skip the "re" part ;)
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