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Microsoft U.K. government staff suggested replacing Microsoft Corp. operating systems on computers with free alternatives in response to a call for ideas for Prime Minister David Cameron's cost-cutting drive.
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RE[5]: Until they need support
by lemur2 on Mon 12th Jul 2010 10:51 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Until they need support"
lemur2
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"Also ODF-documents are not tied to OpenOffice. If Oracle screws up, one can switch to another ODF-compliant office suite.


Like what? Koffice? It isn't close in functionality. And please don't list a bunch of OO forks like GO-OO where they basically make a few tweaks to the latest version.
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http://symphony.lotus.com/software/lotus/symphony/home.nsf/products

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SoftMaker_Office
http://www.softmaker.com/english/of_en.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordPerfect_Office
http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/en/Product/1207676528492#...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Docs

There are other options as well, apart from OpenOffice itself and KOffice, where one can enjoy full, proper support for ODF format.

Edited 2010-07-12 10:55 UTC

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