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

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Sun May 30 16:46:53 BST 2021


On Sun, May 30, 2021 at 2:35 AM Bill Welch <moremoth at gmail.com> wrote:

> As well as LibreOffice, it's worth checking OpenOffice.
>
> On Sun, 30 May 2021 at 06:51, B. Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, 28 May 2021 12:56:50 -0400, Sylvia McIvers
> > <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote, inter alia:
> >
> > > See also, shareware (is this the right term?)  where Microsoft let's
> you,
> > > at home, pay to use Word & XL based of their own servers, instead of
> > > downloading the programs to use at home.  This idea fills me with
> horror,
> > > even though it's a perfectly valid method for some people.
> > >
> > The right expression here is software-as-a-service. We hates it.
> >
>

I've used Open Office. It does not play nicely with some of the other
software compatible with Word.


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