“Once upon a time in the 20th century, so long ago that folks
weren’t even using Windows in large numbers yet, there was an
office suite called Symphony from a software company named Lotus.
Symphony didn’t catch on, and IBM eventually gobbled up Lotus.
“But recently, in case you missed the news, IBM plucked the
Lotus Symphony name out of the dustbin of tech history and slapped
it on an OpenOffice.org variant. I’m using the new Symphony to
write this column…”