[ Thanks to Thomas for
this link. ]
“… Sun takes direct aim at Microsoft, asserting the
newcomer has all the advantages of Microsoft’s Office 2000 and
is compatible with it but is also compatible with the Linux
operating system. Linux is the most significant competitor to
Microsoft’s Windows in a long time.
“If Sun doesn’t mess it up, analysts said, StarOffice could make
decisive inroads against Microsoft.
“It’s a savvy combination of the next logical step in Sun’s
vision of networking the computer, and a step which just happens to
begin to pull the rug out from Microsoft’s business model…”