MSNBC.com: An Alternative to Microsoft Office
Aug 09, 2002, 20:30 (42 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Fordahl)
[ Thanks to Brian
for this link. ]
"OpenOffice is free. The 50-megabyte download costs you nothing.
Unlike most other 'free' programs, it doesnâ€™t
require an advanced degree to fathom.
"More importantly--since Microsoft has more than 90 percent of
the productivity software market--OpenOffice reads documents that
were originally created with Microsoftâ€™s
programs and can save in those formats as well...
"So whatâ€™s the catch...?"