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Re: [News] Office 2007 Baffles Users

__/ [ Linonut ] on Wednesday 31 May 2006 12:49 \__

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
> wisdom:
>> Title: Office 2007 beta logs 500,000 downloads in two days
>> (note: Testing, *not* purchasing. Trying to see if OpenOffice will be the
>> better choice...)
>> | Airgid asked Microsoft to devise a way to revert the user interface to
>> | its old, more familiar form, but the software giant has indicated that
>> | it will not supply such an option.
> Microsoft can't even do skins?

Windows Media player can, but not Office applications. The adamant company
from Redmond shall decide what's good for you. The "Microsoft Knows Best
Approach", as Thad called it recently.

Microsoft is poor at skinning capabilities, but to make matters worse, it can
steal some:


Proof therein. Office 2007 stole the OS X graphics. They have stolen some
from KDE as well (call these 'inspirations')...


Some more comments confirming that in:


Most concepts in Windows are Mac OS copycats anyway, so what's new...?

Best wishes,


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