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Plea for help: The detriment of using Microsoft products

--- John Chambers <jc at> wrote:
I've heard a rumor that there was a
> Word that ran
> on linux, or maybe that there would be Real Soon Now.  Is
> this just a
> rumor, or is it available somewhere? It might be fun if
> we could tell
> people  "Well,  Microsoft's Word can't handle documents
> from 6 months
> ago, but linux's version of Word can."

This rumor was floating around a little while ago. slashdot
carried a story where MS denied any such attempt:

Ken Gosier
ken_gosier at

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