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IBM’s Symphony Hitting Wrong Notes, Reviewers Say

“Early user reviews of IBM’s new Lotus Symphony office software
suite are unlikely to be music to IBM’s ears.

“While testers praised Symphony’s slick interface, they also
said the software, which is still in beta, has performance and
feature-set problems. Users reported that Symphony starts up and
runs slowly, requires much larger amounts of memory and hard drive
space than OpenOffice (the software on which it is based), and
sports fewer features than the free OpenOffice or its US$70
sibling, StarOffice from Sun Microsystems Inc…”


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