[mythtv-users] Why Free Software has poor usability ?

Nate Bargmann n0nb at n0nb.us
Fri Aug 8 17:12:40 UTC 2008

* Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> [2008 Aug 08 11:06 -0500]:
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> > It's *called* Office for a reason.
> >
> > You've never been an office temp, have you?
> >
> > If I upgrade my whole office to 2k7, then I probably have to pay more
> > for temps, who have to learn 2 versions of Word instead of only 1.
> Perhaps I'm missing something in your reasoning here.  Why would you upgrade
> your office if this was an issue?

When, not if, MS no longer sells licenses for any version of Office but
2007 or later, then it becomes an issue for a business.

Any other argument based on market forces is moot.

- Nate >>


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