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#76 2013-04-16 20:45:31

lmello
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From: Brazil
Registered: 2012-11-06
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

Nah I changed my mind. I read that Linus said that 'If Microsoft ever does applications for Linux it means I've won.'

big_smile


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#77 2013-04-17 00:32:05

hadrons123
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Registered: 2011-10-07
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

Linus has won long time ago, many people don't relaize that!


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#78 2013-05-07 07:04:06

Janarto
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Registered: 2008-09-23
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

as Office applications move to the cloud, there's no reason not to build a client for linux.

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#79 2013-05-07 07:53:47

hadrons123
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

How about I don't want/prefer an MS office suit?

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#80 2013-05-07 09:02:27

Janarto
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From: Paris
Registered: 2008-09-23
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

You may not but as you interact and share files with other users that do want office, you need to find a way until everyone agrees with you wink

The spreadsheet is where linux needs to get better, I still use R over Calc ...

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#81 2013-05-07 09:06:18

hadrons123
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

I am glad My work place doesn't use MSoffice and they already resolved to apache openoffice. But I understand lot of unfortunate people  still have/forced to use MS office.


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#82 2013-05-07 09:31:23

Janarto
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Registered: 2008-09-23
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft Office for Linux!

Still there's a brech in the fact that office is changing quickly, in terms of interface and compatibility, so here again microsoft is competing against itself ...

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