[kwlug-disc] Is this old news?
chris at chrisirwin.ca
Thu Apr 11 14:08:05 EDT 2013
Office in Linux? Isn't that what VMware is for, Kiwi? ;)
I'd be very skeptical. You'd think they'd test the waters first with
something easier, like skydrive or an up-to-date version of Skype. I'd be
much more likely to believe this article is the result of a game of
telephone, with the original person talking about Office Web Apps (which
actually tell me that my Firefox 20 is out of date, and suggest installing
> Android, as you may already know, is a Linux-based operating system,
meaning a lot of the porting work will have already been done — it
shouldn’t take too much effort to take the next step and bring Office to
Ubuntu, or whichever distro Microsoft favors.
There's a pretty big gap between porting their document handling libraries
and sticking that in a brand new android ui, to porting their entire office
suite and UI to Linux. They can't even port it to Windows 8's Metro.
On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Kiwi Ssennyonjo <kiwi at ssenn.com> wrote:
> It is still exciting
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