[lug] vi/vim again w/ Star Office.......
rodmur at maybe.org
Sat Feb 12 18:21:12 MST 2000
On Sun, Feb 13, 2000 at 12:32:11AM +0000, jstarkey at polaris.umuc.edu elucidated:
> Excuse me for jumping in, this is a little sidetracked....
> I know this is about emacs and vi, but noone ever mentions StarOffice.
> Just curious, I'm a newbie, how many people are using StarOffice. I
> just started using it on mine and my girlfriend's Linux boxes. But a
> friend of mine told me it wouldn't be worth my time.
> I realize the command-line vs. GUI difference, but is X-windows really
> that rare among users?? I'm learning C++ right now so command-line is
> great for that but I prefer GUI (especially Soffice) for everyday
I guess I would answer it's like getting a big 4x4 SUV when all you only
really needed was a bicycle. StarOffice has a whole suite of applications,
word processor with complicated text formatting. You don't need that
to author an e-mail message, or edit your /etc/fstab.
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