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On 01/01/11 17:35, Charles Marcus wrote:
What I think we are or should be striving for is to simply be the best
Office/Productivity software available, whether free or commercial.

We do and should NOT have to put Microsoft Office Down in order to raise
ourselves up. If we cannot stand on our own to feet based solely on our
own merits, then we deserve to fall flat on our faces.

I *think* that is precisely the point *Zaphod* was attempting to make.
More precisely (s)he was attempting to highlight a perceived duplication
in efforts that may prove a hindrance to that goal.

"The only demand that property recognizes, is its own gluttonous
appetite for greater wealth, because wealth means power; the power to
subdue, to crush, to exploit, the power to enslave, to outrage, to degrade."

        -- Emma Goldman, Anarchism & Other Essays (1910)

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