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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lui...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PRESS MENTION] New York Times
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:13:25 GMT

On 13-03-06, at 19:10 , Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Rob Weir wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com<javascript:;>>
>> wrote:
>>> Well, if you read the latest MS-Office review in today's NYT[1] you'll
>> see
>>> the focus mostly on the new pricing. Then at the summary the author
>> brings
>>> up the fact that you don't need to buy it, just grab OpenOffice.
>>> 
>>> Great mention! Onward to 100M....
>>> 
>>> "Office is still enormous, complex and sprawling. It’s still about 47,000
>>> times more software than anybody really needs. And you can still manage
>>> perfectly well without it; Google and
>>> OpenOffice.org<http://openoffice.org/> still
>>> offer free equivalents of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. They’re not
>> anywhere
>>> near as refined or feature-packed as Office 2013, but they get the job
>>> done, and they make collaboration easy."
>>> 
>> 
>> Can you reach out and correct him on the name?  The NYT should want to
>> get these things right.
> 
> 
> Yes, I plan to. Who knows maybe he wants to do a follow up.

if it helps, Pogue I think I'v corresponded with Pogue before, on OO.o—which is probably
why he, or at any rate, his proofer, used "OpenOffice.org" and not The Official Name.

cheers
louis
> 
> 
>> 
>> -Rob
>> 
>>> [1]
>>> 
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/technology/personaltech/pogue-microsoft-office-365.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&hp
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