[linux-elitists] What's some marketing buzzwords for what we do?
Larry M. Augustin
Thu Jan 2 13:19:39 PST 2003
OK, I'll try the new SO6.
But I'm wary of the "new release is a completely different beast" argument.
It sounds an awful lot like something MS might say. (As in Windows 95/98
sucked, but WinXP is a completely different beast.)
Larry M. Augustin, firstname.lastname@example.org
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> > But you have to understand just how bad was my experience with
> > 5.2. It would crash during almost every editing session. With buggy
> > software you tend to recognize features that cause crashes and learn to
> > avoid them. With StarOffice 5.2, I never really found the tricks. If I
> > worked only on simple documents, didn't share files with MS Office, and
> > stuck to the default templates, it generally worked OK. But of course
> > the complicated stuff that you want it for.
> I fail to see your point. SO5.2 sucked ass. Period. No exceptions.
> SO6 (OO1) is a completely different beast. You can't possibly project all
> your distaste to SO6 in a justified manner. I mean Word 6 sucked too, but
> you seem to enjoy today's Word.
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