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eWeek: How Much Office Functionality Do We Really Need, Anyway?

Oct 14, 2003, 19:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"Back to the future, Redmond-style: While singing the praises of Microsoft Office 2003, Jeff Raikes used his keynote presentation at this week's Microsoft Partner Conference in New Orleans to accuse the suite's open-source competitors of living in the past.

"Raikes (Microsoft's group vice president of productivity and business solutions) said that OpenOffice and Sun Microsystems' open source-based StarOffice 'simply accept the view that what they have is good enough. That view does not foster innovation. Being where we were with Office 1997 is not good enough for us.'

"It's not...?"

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