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Brit Sci-Fi author Alastair Reynolds says MS Word 'drives me to distraction'

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: the challenge is the downstream publishing process

"MS's dominance of the writer, spreadsheet, and power point market is probably an even more odious result of their OS monopoly than killing Netscape was"

MS make far more money from their office products than the OS. They could _give_ windows away and still turn a massive profit just on office sales.

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