Office Formats Fail to Communicate

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 11, 2007 4:14 AM EDT
eWEEK Linux; By Tiffany Maleshefski
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The first question a company asks when presented with a Microsoft Office alternative is how well the software supports Microsoft's de facto standard file formats. Based on eWEEK Labs' testing experience with productivity applications based on the Open Document Format standard (the most prominent of which are Sun's StarOffice and its open-source sibling, OpenOffice), document fidelity consistently falls short of 100 percent, and that's not good enough for most companies and organizations.

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