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 OpenOffice.org ODF XML parser (while vastly improved) is still about 5 times slower than Microsoft's OOXML parser. OpenOffice.org also seems to consume nearly 4 times the amount of RAM to hold the same data. While OpenOffice.org continues to have fewer features than Microsoft Office, it continues to consume far more resources than Microsoft."
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RE: slow load
by hyper on Mon 30th Apr 2007 18:01 UTC in reply to "slow load"
hyper
Member since:
2005-06-29

Please prove your statement:

1: MSOffice is preloaded as Windows starts

As I know, neither office 2003, neither 2007 preloads anything. That is also true with previous versions probably but i cannot check that right now.

So if you try to spread lies at least try make up some "proof"...

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RE[2]: slow load
by tyrione on Mon 30th Apr 2007 18:37 in reply to "RE: slow load"
tyrione Member since:
2005-11-21

Office preloads a base when it's installed on Win2k/XP and presumably Vista.

If you don't bother to read the Registries that is your problem.

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RE[3]: slow load
by hyper on Mon 30th Apr 2007 23:09 in reply to "RE[2]: slow load"
hyper Member since:
2005-06-29

Once again - no proof. I always keep track on whats starting on my system and I have never seen an Office preloader yet...

Can you provide details: what is the process name?

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