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Once More...: Irony, OpenOffice, Open Source, Shared Source, and Microsoft Office (and Standards!)

May 26, 2005, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Walli)

"Slashdot recently carried the [resurrected] story about the head of Microsoft in the Ukraine being forced to use OpenOffice on Linux to display their Microsoft PowerPoint presentation about Shared Source. Sort of takes your breath away, doesn't it. As was pointed out here this is actually an old story (October 2004), however it brings a number of interesting things to mind.

"There's lots of debate and opinion on whether or not a Linux desktop is ready for prime time deployment..."

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