Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2007 12:11 UTC, submitted by Jesse R. (mouser)
Features, Office A very early initial draft of this review was posted on OSNews many months ago. The final version just went live and is about three times as long, now including open source alternatives, as well as a review of the new online word processor solutions.
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KWord
by chocobanana on Fri 15th Jun 2007 13:12 UTC
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2006-01-04

Same could be applied to KOffice apps, iWork apps, or others unknown to me. It seems that the author was concentrated in word processors that run on Windows.

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RE: KWord
by lemur2 on Fri 15th Jun 2007 13:40 in reply to "KWord"
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2007-02-17

KDE4, and with it Koffice 2, has a design aim to be able to run under Windows. It is scheduled for release sometime in the October timeframe this year.

http://www.koffice.org/kword/
http://wiki.kde.org/tiki-index.php?page=KDE4+Windows+Port

Considering that it is free, it should soon be able to run on Windows (and hence become cross-platform), and it's format is OASIS Opendocument Format, it really should be considered as one of the main contenders, and if not at least one of the second-tier contenders.

http://www.koffice.org/

It certainly has a lot more power than Abiword.

PS: Having said all that, I think all things considered that the comparative review was a pretty fair effort anyway.

Edited 2007-06-15 13:42

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RE: KWord
by ebasconp on Fri 15th Jun 2007 17:11 in reply to "KWord"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

KWord is a big missing in this comparative review.

KWord has several problems yet, but has a lot of potential because the framework that all KDE apps share. With more support, it could enter to the big-ones arena.

Edited 2007-06-15 17:11

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