quote: unless specific, newer functionality is required.
quote: Extended support is still available [sic] for Office 2000, and will continue through July 14, 2009. Office 2000 updates published on or before July 14, 2009, will remain on the Microsoft Download Center. This date marks the end of the 10-year support period in the Microsoft support life cycle. For more information, see Office 2000 Product support lifecycle information (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152790).After July 14, 2009, Office 2000 updates will no longer be available from Microsoft Web sites. However, you can still receive support from Microsoft through a custom support agreement (CSA). For more information, contact your account team or local Microsoft representative.
quote: Some of the issues cited by the city council include documents that were improperly formatted when opened in another office suite
quote: You do get what you pay for.
quote: I'm not assuming anything, hence my second phrase (importing into other products is beyond OpenOffice's control).
quote: Quite frankly, we ditched both at work and are happily using Google Docs. Surprisingly (for some), it does everything we need.
quote: Ever heard of PDF exporting?
quote: ODF is standard, if "another office suite" can't handle that properly, I doubt it's OpenOffice's fault.