LXer: Wasted Efforts in F/OSS--Office Suites
Jan 21, 2006, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Herschel Cohen)
"This is the first of at least a two part series. I say that
because I hold a stronger opinion today than when I first began
formulating this premise. Initially, I hadn't thought out all the
implications and due to the interactive nature of this format, I
expect further ideas to arise.
"Oddly enough, for this one instance I see a modicum of truth in
one insult Microsoft throws at Linux. And that's what we'll explore
together. Please don't take the polite wording of this editorial as
an indication of any uncertainty on my part regarding the premise I
will present. The politeness exists only because those involved
seem so talented. It caused me some difficulty understanding how
they arrived at the point they did..."