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Re: The MS Office Plug-in

  • Subject: Re: The MS Office Plug-in
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 16:12:22 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Rex Ballard ] on Thursday 18 May 2006 16:08 \__

> Actually, it's a good document for MS-Users and those who want to
> provide a counter-offer to Open Office, when the decision to go to ODF
> is eminent.
> One of the big fears with ODF is that everyone will have to scuttle
> word and switch to Open Office Immediately.  This plugin sounds like a
> good way to keep your MS-Office and still support globally supported
> standards.
> The one thing I didn't see in my reading of the document was how to get
> the plug-in.  Did I miss something?
> How do we get the plug-in?


,----[ Quote ]
| "People are looking for a download that doesn't exist," Edwards said.
| The foundation has been in touch with Google about offering the plug-in
| as part of Google Pack, a bundle of desktop software offered by the
| search giant and Microsoft rival. Google, however, has not agreed to
| the idea and remains noncommittal toward OpenDocument, Edwards said.

Hope it helps,


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