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AP/Boston Herald: OpenOffice a Strong Competitor

May 06, 2005, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])

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"It's weird how things can come back to bite you. Microsoft Corp. killed off the competition for office software suites and became a de facto monopoly in the area, with what result? The competition is back and, this time, it's free!

"The latest version of the free OpenOffice suite promises to be a strong competitor to Microsoft Office. It's still in the 'beta,' or unfinished, stage, but it's already a good alternative for people who aren't heavy users. And you can't argue with the price..."

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