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Office software shootout: OpenOffice.org Writer vs. Microsoft Word, round three

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 202.154.250.240] on September 11, 2007 11:59 PM
I wonder how this article considers OOo Writer to be more stable? In my experience, it always has been buggy, crashing too often, has half-assed support for MS's document formats (if you can't do it properly and completely, drop the support and stick to ODF etc.); actually takes LONGER TO LOAD than MS Word 2007 (at least on my P4 3.2GHz system with XP and Slackware 11); and of course there's the missing features.
And I personally prefer the 'ribbons' though there should be an option to revert to the 'classic' look.

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