[OT] RE: Open and closed source...

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Tue Jan 23 00:47:19 PST 2001


> Why? Because they have no talking paperclip or suchlike??? The only
> functionality fundamentally different in MSOffice is the extremely
> well-developed (in terms of maturity, not quality) of VBA. I'd rather
> have the option of writing custom modules in C++, or Java at a push. OS
> lets you do that, theoretically at least. And I believe they both have
> perfectly good macro languages built in anyway...

No, nothing to do with paperclips - I hate the infernal thing as much as 
anyone else who uses Office. It's simply a feeling, really - Office feels 
right and productive, while Star and Corel don't.

Simon.

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