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openoffice on osx. it's worse than it appears.

i knew things weren't looking so good when weeks started to pass and you still couldn't get the x11 version of openoffice for os x [ update: oh, c'mon, of course i meant you can't get the new 1.1 version. i'm perfectly aware that if you follow the link you can download the older 1.0 version ]. but apparently it gets worse, for the openoffice team has delayed a aqua-native version until early 2006:

"According to the update, the OS X translation has proven more complex and developer resources more limited than expected. As a result, project leaders have halted work on the OS X edition until version 2.0 of the main Windows/Linux version of OpenOffice is ready. "

i guess i can live with this as long as it doesn't mean that there won't be any more updates of the x11 version for the mac. i'm not a power user of office suites of any sort and openoffice is the perfect solution; it allows me to avoid the microsoft tax while giving me the ability to open the occasional powerpoint or word file the someone sends me.

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8/22/2003 06:49:00 PM 0 comments


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