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I started with StarOffice 5.2 when I first used Linux. It was a drag on that poky machine. When OO 1.0 was released I heard the news at 0830 and found a relaxed server somewhere in the world and had it installed on my whole network by noon. There were a few nasty bugs, but lately it is serving very well in schools and offices where it gets a heavy workout. I have introduced hundreds to OO and you should, too. The only reasons not to switch to OO is that compatibility with the universe and an investment in macros locks one in. Both arguments are short-sighted. The lock-in gets worse, not better, with time. The time is now to switch. 2005 is the year of the great FOSS migration: Linux, Apache, Mozilla, LAMP, OO. This leads to a bright future. That other OS is going nowhere. Those who limit themselves to that other OS will be at an economic disadvantage very soon.