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

SamBC sambc at nights.force9.co.uk
Tue Jan 23 02:17:59 PST 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Geard" <delgarde at ihug.co.nz>

> > 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
> > have the option of writing custom modules in C++, or Java at a push.
> > lets you do that, theoretically at least. And I believe they both
> > perfectly good macro languages built in anyway...
> No, nothing to do with paperclips - I hate the infernal thing as much
> anyone else who uses Office. It's simply a feeling, really - Office
> right and productive, while Star and Corel don't.

That just sounds spooky...


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