The R Zone: Of Licenses, Microsoft Office, and User Interfaces
Nov 28, 2006, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The latest incarnation of Microsoft Office is a definite
improvement over the earlier editions. And the all-new Office User
Interface is one of the most discussed changes. So, what's that got
to do with free software?
"As you will see, quite a bit.
"Assuming you don't live under a rock, you probably know both
Windows and Office are huge cash cows for Microsoft. These two
products fuel most of Microsoft's profits (and, dare I say, failing
business units). It's only natural that Microsoft's best interests
lie in having the upper hand on those two products..."