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And we return to Munich's migration back to Windows – it's going to cost what now?! €100m!

davcefai

There is also a non-technical reason for this retrogressive step. One that I have experienced myself.

Some people consider themselves too important to use "free" (=, in their minds, "cheap") software.

Because of this what was going to be a well managed transition from MS Office to OpenOffice, with Sun's assistance, ended up in disaster. Incidentally, unless things have changed a lot since I retired, it is NOT feasible to run MS Office and Open or Libre Office together for any long time.

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