"The Canadian Labour Congress chose to use OpenOffice.org from
now on as their suite of business applications. They had two
options to replace their old WordPerfect installations: the widely
used Microsoft Office or the free OpenOffice.org. The decision they
took was clearly a financial one, saving approximately $60,000 in
"The philosophy of open source software struck a chord with the
Canadian Labor Congress, with ideas like the independence of large
corporations that prevent users from adapting their software using
copyright laws or keeping the source code secret..."
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