LinuxInsider: Selling Open-Source Solutions Against Office 2003
Nov 08, 2003, 01:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
"Noster fungitur--ours works. It's the motto I
suggested to a local Mac user group. But it's also the theme you
need to push when selling open-source software against the
Microsoft desktop system--Windows 2003 Server with Office 2003.
Office 2003, in combination with Server 2003, is the first major
Microsoft product to incorporate the company's vision for an
XML-enabled future filled with hot-button features like end-to-end
"XML started out as a subset of the standard generalized markup
language (SGML) developed for the printing and text-processing
industries. XML requires a marked-up document, a document type
definition (DTD)--such as HTML--to describe the markup used, and a
processor or parser capable of formatting the document according to
its embedded markup..."