[ILUG] Star Office
kevin+dated+1118163023.b31208 at ie.suberic.net
Thu Jun 2 17:50:07 IST 2005
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 05:35:52PM +0100, CP Hennessy wrote:
> I think that if you follow the link in my previous email you'll see that this
> is something new - not what MS do already with their .wordml files etc.
> They are talking about completely open content and format. It seems that
> they are trying to compete against OOo :)
they say a royalty free license - but i wonder if it will have
restrictions against use in a gpl'd program? they've had that in other
licenses. and there's still the patent issue.
ms is a company that does not play well with others. as google, redhat
and others have proven that is not a requirement for success.
kevin lyda ~ dems for torture: salazar(co/10) landrieu(la/08) pryor(ar/08)
kevin at ie.suberic.net ~ nelson(fl/06) nelson(ne/06) lieberman(ct/06) 2/2/04
Those who refuse to raise their voices against something as clearly evil
as torture are enablers, if not collaborators. --Bob Herbert, 2/11/04
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