Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Mar 2006 23:48 UTC
KDE Better late than never: "With more than 1500 improvements since the first beta release of the 1.5 series, the KOffice developers invite the user community for the final round of testing of KOffice 1.5 before the first release candidate. Read the full announcement, the changelog, download the release, and give it some real world testing for us!"
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RE[6]: Awesome
by boudewijn on Wed 15th Mar 2006 11:59 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Awesome"
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"Screw that" is saying a bit much, but, well, yes, essentially trying to create perfect support for MS file formats is an impossible goal. It would eat up all our time.

But that does not make it useless: there are other uses for an office suite than collaborating on MS Office documents.

Creating new documents, for instance. Writing papers and letters. Preparing a brochure with some illustrations that you'll be distributing as a pdf file. Managing small projects with a dozen team members. Preparing a presentation yourself. Creating an network map or a flowchart. Calculating the yearly balance sheet for church. Editing, cropping and scaling holiday snaps. Constructing a logo for a blog. Plenty of things for which KOffice works perfectly fine.

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