NewsForge: Microsoft Displays Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt Toward OpenOffice.org
Mar 29, 2004, 14:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Taran Rampersad)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"I came across this Microsoft OpenOffice 1.1 Competitive Guide
through a post on the TTLUG mailing list, and decided to answer it
fully in a FDLed response because it will save quite a few people
from typing everything.
"According to the Microsoft document, the basic system
requirements for OpenOffice are:
- "Windows (98, NT, 2000, XP) -- Pentium-compatible PC, 64 MB
RAM, 130 MB HD; or
- "Linux (x86, PowerPC) -- 64 MB RAM and 170 MB HD
- "Solaris (x66, SPARC) -- 64 MB RAM and 240 MB HD; or
- "MacOSX (beta); or
"They did not, however, compare it to Office XP..."