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Re: [Fsfe-uk] UK Online [centres] feedback: Open Office 2 WAS Free Libre

From: Martin WHEELER
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] UK Online [centres] feedback: Open Office 2 WAS Free Libre Open Source Software
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2004 22:22:49 +0000 (UTC)

On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Adam Moran wrote:

> Until Open Office (or any alternative) can allow me to open or edit or
> save any Microsoft document without page formatting or some other
> feature being corrupted, it just ain't worth the fiddle - Open Office
> may be both free libre and free gratis but my patience isn't libre,
> nor my time gratis.
> Joe Fortey

How intolerant, intransigeant and bigoted of you.

If the flakey MS format is as important to you as all that, then you
should restrict yourself to using *only* MS products; and keep well away
from Linux advocacy lists.

Otherwise your blood pressure is going to suffer horribly, isn't it --
as you realise you're the odd-one out among the informed majority?

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