Long Knives Are Out as the French Fry OpenOffice with Microsoft Office

Posted by zanek on Jul 22, 2006 12:32 AM EDT
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After a year of testing, French virus experts have concluded that Microsoft Office is less dangerous than its competitor, OpenOffice. In the short term, this is great news for Microsoft... outside of Europe. More anti-open source FUD will delay some planned migrations. Longer term, OpenOffice will benefit, as France and Germany pour resources into securing the product they now rely upon. The race is, as they say, afoot.

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