Microsoft fights bid to drop Office software

Posted by Abe on Sep 14, 2005 12:06 PM EDT
The Boston GLobe; By Robert Weisman, Globe Staff
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Microsoft Corp. has launched an assault on a Massachusetts government plan to move computer networks at all state agencies onto an open-file format by January 2007. Such a move, if approved, could displace Microsoft's profitable Office software and, if followed by other government bodies across the country and abroad, could threaten Microsoft's dominance on desktop computers in the public sector. The company now holds more than 90 percent of the global market in office productivity software.

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But it's NOT "dropping Office software"! DrDubious 6 1,660 Sep 16, 2005 1:54 PM
Golden Opportunity Abe 11 1,757 Sep 16, 2005 3:19 AM
Microsoft was NOT in the "consortium" ahz 2 1,297 Sep 15, 2005 11:29 AM
Apr├Ęs moi, le deluge mdl 0 8,128 Sep 14, 2005 12:54 PM

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