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AA Dumps Open Office, Buys Microsoft for 'Compatibility'

Jul 18, 2007, 17:30 (17 Talkback[s])
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"Issues around compatibility as well as the question of future technology direction have led the Automobile Association to dump Open Office in favour of Microsoft Office.

"Until now, the majority of AA staff have used Open Office, with a small number also using the Microsoft product.

"'[But] there are issues which come with some open-source products,' says the AA's CIO, Doug Wilson..."

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