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Re: [school-discuss] FW: OpenOffice in education

On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 08:55, Tom Adelstein wrote:
> I understand that many people in education use Openoffice.org. But,
> why? Star Office uses the same code base but works better and has
> additional features.

Licensing. Students can take OOo home without pausing for thought and 
hand it out to whoever they will; not so with StarOffice.

SO releases also lag behind OOo releases, which sometimes more than 
makes up for the extra features in SO.

Cheers; Leon