NewsForge: Interview: OpenOffice.org is Gaining Momentum
Feb 19, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Miller)
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"NewsForge recently had a pleasant (IRC) chat with
OpenOffice.org publicist/activist Sam Hiser. This article is a
lightly-edited transcript of that conversation. It sounds like the
already excellent OOo is getting even better--and more
"NewsForge: I'm using OpenOffice.org 1.0 and
it's working fine. Should I upgrade to 1.0.2 or wait?
"Hiser: OOo 1.0.2, which came out in late Jan,
brings some noticeable bug fixes, Help improvements, and faster
load-times that I have personally noticed on both Windows (2000
Pro) and Linux. Recommended for you.
"NewsForge: How about installation hassles? Can
I just run the installer and automatically upgrade, or do I need to
delete things first?
"Hiser: I'm told it's ok to just run.
Personally, I REMOVE first out of habit because I am
obsessive-compulsive about avoiding CRUFT from my Windows