Creating Excel files on Linux
Maan M. Hamze
mmhamze at pleiades.net
Fri Sep 7 22:29:54 CEST 2001
Never mind. I have no interest in such a discussion either. The answer I
gave went to you by mistake.
"Michael A. Miller" <mmiller3 at iupui.edu> wrote in message
news:87y9nqkb8h.fsf at lumen.med.iupui.edu...
> >>>>> "Maan" == Maan M Hamze <mmhamze at pleiades.net> writes:
> > The issue here Michael, in my opinion, is that many attack
> > Microsoft on the premise of the MYTH of an open platform
> > that is being called on by many sides including companies
> > that would not give a dime about this concept if they have
> > the same market share as Microsoft.
> Hmmm, I thought the issue was whether or not staroffice could be
> used to create xls files. At least that was the your original
> question. I fail to see how the spreadsheet software market
> shares of Sun and Microsoft are relevant. Or are you looking for
> an advocacy discussion? I've used both excel and staroffice,
> but I don't feel strongly enough about either one to get into
> that sort of discussion with you.
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