OpenOffice Gets Some Good Press

The SF Chronicle recently featured OpenOffice on section C page 1 and the home page of its web site.

Open-source programs offer alternatives to Microsoft Office
Some find they work fine, others say they lack some features.

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We quietly make OpenOffice available on all of our PC workstations and recommend that people install it at home when they prefer not to pay for Microsoft Office. However, with increasing public attention, perhaps it is time to start promoting it more actively. Sometimes, it is a lot easier to introduce a new technology to a school upon a wave of popular awareness.

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