Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Jan 2008 22:29 UTC
Features, Office Microsoft has released Office:Mac 2008. "The suite is a major step forward for those who prefer to use the Redmond company's applications for the Mac platform. Since its last update in 2004, much has changed on the Windows side: this effectively brings Apple customers up to speed." Ars sat down with the Mac Business Unit at MacWorld.
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RE[2]: and
by weckart on Thu 17th Jan 2008 09:01 UTC in reply to "RE: and"
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2006-01-11

It was not ported because VBA is deprecated. It will not be available in Office 2009 for Windows, either.

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RE[3]: and
by Mellin on Thu 17th Jan 2008 13:26 in reply to "RE[2]: and"
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2005-07-06

they are going to use CLR instead (windows only?)

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RE[4]: and
by BluenoseJake on Thu 17th Jan 2008 16:13 in reply to "RE[3]: and"
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2005-08-11

MS and Novell have been doing some work together on Mono and Moonlight, maybe they are planning to leverage that. Mono already runs on the Mac, and supports everything back to Panther

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RE[3]: and
by Sparrowhawk on Fri 18th Jan 2008 19:55 in reply to "RE[2]: and"
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2005-07-11

It was not ported because VBA is deprecated. It will not be available in Office 2009 for Windows, either.


Not so: http://blogs.msdn.com/access/

Check out the entry for the 17th.

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