ZDNet: Critical Mass: The Reason Alternative Office Suites Stumble
Feb 10, 2007, 09:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Dignan)
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"Every time I do a post about Google Docs or its office suite
plans there are a bunch of talkbacks and emails about other wannabe
Office 2007 killers.
"This just in: None of them matter commercially. Why? They lack
critical mass even though they may be innovative. Zoho? Nope.
ThinkFree? Interesting concept but not enough mass. Meanwhile none
of the alternatives are perfect. Browser-based subscription
services sometimes lack offline access. Offline suites don't
integrate with the Web with anytime, anywhere access or enable