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Re: [tdf-discuss] enquiry by new user....maybe!


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without having to be badgered by those seeking to make a profit
with inferior merchandise.

You might also enjoy checking out Gizmo's -
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they not only recommend LO, but many other quality programs -
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The key is that there are many computer users who enjoy creating
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Then there are those who attempt to collect these free programs as
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From: eros iasillo <erosiasillo@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:37 AM
Subject: [tdf-discuss] enquiry by new user....maybe!
To: "discuss@documentfoundation.org" <discuss@documentfoundation.org>


Hi! I am a private user (not a business), owner of a PC with Microsoft
writing packages but thinking to download LibreOffice ...for now.......and
Linux Ubuntu, later.....to try and stop being the "slave" of Bill Gates and
his high prices (and monopoly!).
Before going ahead, I need some clarifications, please:- in my search I
read that LibreOffice is better than OpenOffice...but it is not clear
why!!??- Downloading for a private is free!!!! How can that be? How does
the foundation survive? Is there a catch? Will I have to pay for updates or
whatelse?
Hoping you understand my concerns, I thank you in advance! Eros IASILLO Esq.
BSc. (Hons) - Licence es Science
http://erosiasillo.yolasite.com

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