Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Jan 2008 23:02 UTC, submitted by irbis
Features, Office "There's been quite a bit of buzz recently after it was announced that OpenOffice 3 was due in September. It seems, however, most people still aren't aware of what's in store. The Openpoffice.org website is a rather scary place. We managed to find this conference presentation lurking in the shadows before running away in fear of mid 90's web design. Here's the best bits."
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RE: And also email
by dagw on Wed 30th Jan 2008 10:54 UTC in reply to "And also email"
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While it would be interesting, it doesn't seem that important. There are several good open source mail clients around already, some even are (or will be shortly) reasonably cross platform. What they need to do is focus on the basics. Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation. Make it stable fast and easy to use, add the feature the people are missing. Talk to people who use office for a living have them tell you why they cannot use OO.o (other than file format compatability) and work on those points.

If you have time and developers left over, focus on the database client. To me an e-mail client seems like it should come far down the priority list.

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