[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
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.

That just sounds spooky...


SamBC


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