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So it is as I said, if the ONLY affair you are accomplishing is extenuative docs for your own use, or to print? Again FOSS Office Suites are fine. If you charge to coact or heaven forbid accelerate a resume (which BTW no HR dept will acquire PDF, as their adjustment software uses keyword chase that doesn’t assignment on annihilation but .doc) to try to acreage your dream job? Do NOT use FOSS Office suites, as they WILL angrily batter alike the best simple formatting. It has gotten bigger than the canicule of OO.o 1.x-2.x but that is like adage your horse costs beneath to augment now that its dead.
If you are accepting graded, or collaborating, or accept any weight at all absorbed to a document? Buy MS Office, hell alike the apprentice archetype will do. Because if you accelerate a .doc done by Open/Libre Office it WILL attending like debris back opened in MS Office. Personally I ambition it weren’t so, as I accord out libre Office on all new home builds and I abhorrence how association end up accepting to absorb about $100 on Office Apprentice aloof to get annihilation done, but ATM LO/OO aloof butchers the .doc architecture back opened in MS Office. If you don’t accept me do as Dave K did above, download any analytic circuitous doc from any government website, adapt in LO/OO and again save as .doc and accessible in any MS Office. You’ll see the affair gets all kinds of hosed.
You accept got it absolutely backwards, absolutely the amiss way around.
Chargeless software is absolutely able to accomplish and anxiously re-open the files, in abounding another formats, it is MS Office that about absolutely lacks the adeptness to do so. MS Office is bottomless at interoperability, it is absolute garbage. If you are accomplishing any affectionate of collaboration, MS Office should be abhorred like the plague.
“We aftermath a massive website abounding with an alarming array of knowledge. If we were to aftermath this website application proprietary software, we would abode potentially insurmountable obstacles in advanced of those who would like to booty our ability and do the aforementioned affair that we are doing. If you charge to get permission from a proprietary software bell-ringer in adjustment to actualize your own archetype of our works, again you are not absolutely free.
For the case of proprietary book formats, the bearings is alike worse. It could be argued, admitting not persuasively I think, that as continued as Wikimedia agreeable can be loaded into some absolute chargeless software calmly enough, again our centralized use of proprietary software is not so bad. For proprietary formats, alike this alluring aberration does not apply. If we action advice in a proprietary or patent-encumbered format, again we are not aloof actionable our own charge to freedom, we are banishment others who appetite to use our allegedly chargeless ability to themselves use proprietary software.
Finally, we should never balloon as a association that we are the beat of a ability anarchy that will transform the world. We are the arch bend innovators and leaders of what is acceptable a all-around movement to chargeless ability from proprietary constraints. 100 years from now, the abstraction of a proprietary arbiter or album will complete as bizarre and alien as we now anticipate of the use of leeches in medical science.”
Your recommendations are 100% the amiss affair to do in the best interests of about anybody on the planet.
Edited 2011-06-26 10:15 UTC