Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Apr 2007 21:58 UTC, submitted by andrewg
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y George Ou compares Microsoft Office 2007 to OpenOffice 2.2 in memory and CPU usage using the OOXML and ODF file formats. The conclusion according to Ou: "We can see that the ODF XML parser (while vastly improved) is still about 5 times slower than Microsoft's OOXML parser. also seems to consume nearly 4 times the amount of RAM to hold the same data. While continues to have fewer features than Microsoft Office, it continues to consume far more resources than Microsoft."
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try to run older star office
by mormon on Mon 30th Apr 2007 05:57 UTC
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star office 4.0 is also portable (it worked on Windows, Linux) and consumes far less resources than openoffice. i tried once installing it and i was shocked. start up in no time, fast user interface. i know, it had less features, but how much less?

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