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How We Choose Political Candidates and Software

Nov 22, 2010, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"The Microsoft Office component, Word got the nod from 53 people in contrast to the 25 who chose the OpenOffice offering of Writer. Very little was explained to the viewers except that Word, bundled in the latest Microsoft Office offering could cost them in excess of $200.00 US while OpenOffice was free to use and modify.

"It didn't seem to make much difference.

"Cosmetically, one could see why people chose Word over Writer at 2-1. It has a pretty blue theme contrasted by the rather stark and blocky presentation of Writer. But again, to a point this is more of a theming issue I believe. Some interesting things happened when we moved on to the music apps."

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