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From: Bob <>
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2006 07:29:20 -0500
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Hi, sorry about my poorly written email... What I was referring to was that google is steamrolling MSFT, using tools like

Look mid page on the right, that is google's deployment of open office, itís a very nice tool that should be the next big thing ;-) I use it and it works incredibly well.

My whole point was that MS is falling back technologically (mainly to google) but also Linux and Oracle as well, SQL server doesnít run on *NIX which rules about (Iím guessing... 2/3) of enterprise environments, so... even more chance of MS being challenged by Linux.. and the other open source initiatives. Yep, this is the old "open source is going to take over the world" but think of all the proprietary opportunities missed due to open source, itís a reality.

Just my 2 cts

Johan Eriksson wrote:

> On 11/7/06, Alex Gorbachev <> wrote:
>> Well, I tried several times to switch to Linux on desktop - no way.
>> Switching to OpenOffice? Well, that's what I have at work now but I
>> feel much better at home back to MS Office. And I don't even do fancy
>> things with documents... more or less just typing.
>> Actually, I like Mac more and more these days. :) I think on desktops
>> that's more "dangerous" than Linux.
> I did switch to linux couple of years ago (at work, been using it at
> home for many more years) and so far I have little problem with it,
> even though the company use MS products. When I used windows the only
> thing I did use it for was ssh to other machines, mail and some office
> stuff.
> But yes, Mac is really good and the more I use it the better it gets.
> --

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