"'The world is approaching the tipping point for switching over
to open source, including OpenOffice.org.' Them's fightin' words,
and the woman who spoke them--Solveig Haugland--isn't afraid to
fight against the juggernaut that is Microsoft Office...
"Can you name any large corporations that have moved
their desktops from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice.org or
"Haugland: There are quite a few. Of course,
Sun Microsystems, with approximately 30,000 employees, has been
using StarOffice exclusively for a few years. Ernie Ball Music has
gone totally Linux after their much-publicized break from
Microsoft. The city of Munich is resolutely
OpenOffice.org/StarOffice, even after a visit from Steve Ballmer
and other high-ups at Microsoft. The Australian phone company
bought 89,000 StarOffice seats a few months ago. The U.S.
Department of Defense had 25,000 StarOffice seats, last I
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