FC4 slimfast slimfest

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Feb 22 15:21:05 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 09:59 -0500, Richard June wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 February 2005 08:38, Paul A. Houle wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 23:09:25 +0100, Matthias Saou
> >
> >        So far as I'm concerned,  all the "office" packages can go.  I've
> > found that 90% compatibility with MS Office isn't enough to work with the
> > groups I work with and just wind up running the real thing under crossover.
> I would disagree with you here. for the groups I work with 90% is great, not 
> only that, some have wound up moving to OO.o on windows as well.

For 2.0 a bunch of work went into the Word & Excel filters, so
compatibility there is much greater than just 90%.  A lot also depends
on the fonts you have, even on Windows with Office if you don't have the
same fonts as the document requires, Office has to do some guessing same
as OOo does.


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