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

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 86.34.202.172] on September 19, 2007 12:01 PM
I would like to read a side-by-side comparation, between the two suites, in what concerns the "security record" (the number of vulnerabilites exploited by
hackers and the creators of malware). Is it true that there are "security problems", related to "Office", which have not been solved, yet? (although they are
known for many years...) Does anyone know the etymology of the word "MacroVirus"?...

In my humble opinion, the above posted review should have been done between "Star Office 8" and "Office 2007". "Open Office" is the "mutilated" version
of the much better/powerful suite developed by Sun Corp.

Instead of paying a few hundred dollars for "Office", I would pay a few tenths of dollars for "Star Office"--which, by the way, can be used for free by students
and by the universities' stuff.


One question remains unanswered: it worths to upgrade from OO 2.2 to OO 2.3? Or should we wait until a "2.3.4" release?
Anyway, I liked the comparison. Thank you, Mr. Bruce Byfield.

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