From: Rainer Buchty (buchty_at_cs.tum.edu)
Date: 2003-08-28 19:50:50
> I know we're terribly off-topic now, but I recently read a report > on transition costs for heavy duty MS Excel users. Many of the more > advanced macros are difficult to translate into OpenOffice, and as > it is quite common with complex macros developed over several years, > the time and money costs to translate these in particular would "eat" > any gain you otherwise would've got from a system change. Oh, then better use gnumeric -- they (i.e. /.) say it now supports all Excel functions and scripting. > So, if anyone is developing Commodore Office, make sure to try to > emulate Excel macros as good as possible, as it may be one of the most > important reasons to stay loyal to Microsoft-ware. Better not tell Matthew Montchalin and Wildstar -- they'd see a new mass market on the horizon :) Rainer Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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