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LinuxPower: A (P)Review of AbiWord

Aug 26, 1999, 18:21 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy)

"One of the things which many say is necessary for Linux to succeed is desktop productivity tools such as those provided by the Microsoft Office suite."

"This is very true, because a large part of what people in many corporations do is use these applications. Of the applications in such a suite, the most important is perhaps the word processor. Therefore, Abi Source's intention of a cross-platform, open-source word processor is a very bold move, especially once you consider that writing a word processor isn't an especially sexy thing to be working on. Before starting out, I'd like to thank Robert Sievers of Abi Source for taking the time to answer a few of my questions."

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