[LMB] OT: software-as-a-service, was can't skip to the end of an ebook?

B. Ross Ashley brashley46 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 03:54:42 BST 2021


On Mon, 31 May 2021 09:54:32 +0000, "Harvey Fishman" <fishman at panix.com> 
wrote:

> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Beatrice Otter via Lois-Bujold"<lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
> To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
> <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
> Cc: "Beatrice Otter"<beatrice_otter at zoho.com>
> Bcc:fishman at panix.com
> Sent: 5/30/2021 11:51:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: software-as-a-service, was can't skip to the end
> of an ebook?

> [snippity}
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> Beatrice Otter:
>
> To clarify, Microsoft will only tell you about the subscription service unless you dig through, but you*can*  dig through and find a "buy once and not on a subscription and you won't get any updates ever but you also won't have to pay a regular fee" option.
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> Beatrice Otter
> Yes, BUT Office (one time purchase) does not contain all the apps that
> you get with Microsoft 365. Office does not include Access, nor OneNote,
> OutLook, and Publisher. You get Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint. I use
> Access a lot. If you use only Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the annual
> cost really bothers you, then Office may pay. But not for me.
If I had known I could dig down for that I might have stuck with it. 
Excel was all I really needed.


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