"Every few years, I check in on how OpenOffice.org Writer
compares to Microsoft Word. The first comparison came in 2002, the
second in 2005. In those two comparisons, OpenOffice.org emerged as
superior, not least for its greater stability. With Microsoft
Office 2007 now out for six months and OpenOffice.org 2.3 about to
be released, what's the situation today? To find out, I compared
the two programs on the tools that most intermediate to advanced
users are likely to use.
"Dozens of keyboards must have been worn out in denouncing the
introduction of ribbons in Microsoft Office 2007. At least one
company now even offers a program to give Microsoft Office 2007 its
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