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On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 13:24:39 PM +0100, Gordon Burgess-Parker ( wrote:
On 23/10/2010 11:09, RL MacGregor wrote:

If I might be so bold, I hope that neither ever have an interface
like the current offering from redmond! I have to use it at Uni

I'm very surprised you HAVE to use MS Office at University. Surely
as long as your submissions are in the correct format, the
University shouldn't give a damn what software you use

Not true at all in the real world, due to not absolutely perfect
compatibility (which is impossible to achieve). See what I wrote about
the "educator" quoted in the recent Microsoft video:

the part that proves that (unfortunately, of course), you should not
be surprised if students have problems to use OOo at home, starts at
item 3 of the list: "Schools often help to enforce this dependency"
and more info is 2 paragraphs below.


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