Posted by: Anonymous
on October 02, 2007 11:31 PM
"Who cares about the minute details of feature comparison?"
Welllll...a group that has money to spend may want to know. If price is no BIG object or they have negotiating power, they need to know what they would get versus less of what they will have to spend. Comparing features, especially against something they are familiar with, is a good way to get a feeling how well they can work with an application.
I wholeheartedly agree with you, though, on how OOo can be used across the board on a ton of machines without paying the premium. I also love the fact you can drop it in a multitude of different architectures (PowerPC, Mactel, PC, etc.) and operating systems, and you can expect pretty much the same level of accessibility to file formats across the board.
If I were deciding for a company, I'd go for OOo with all the Oxygen Office extensions.