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Re: Microslosh vision of the future

  • From: Brad Knowles
  • Date: Mon Aug 12 18:31:16 2002

At 9:41 AM -0400 2002/08/12, William Warren wrote:

 StarOffice to the rescue.
Only until they change the file format again. Microsoft can afford to change the file format on an even daily basis, and come out with patches for the previous patches, and call them all "security patches" so that everyone is either forced to apply them or dump Microsoft altogether.

Open source projects can't possibly afford to keep up, if Microsoft decides to go down this road.

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Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles@skynet.be>

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.

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