I have been reading recently about Google possibly infusing cash into OpenOffice to compete with Microsoft Office and I think that is hilarious. How can OpenOffice ever compete with Microsoft Office? Have you downloaded OpenOffice and tried to seriously work with it? The idea is bold but Microsoft Office is so much more than just a few programs to write documents and create slides. It is the core – so many of Microsoft’s products revolve around Office. If you are going to take on the big dog, dont shoot for the moon. It doesnt make much business sense.
The only large corporation that I know of that has switched from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice (StarOffice) is Sun Microsystems and the city of
What is your take?